Measures that can be linked to PROMIS

PROsetta Stone® links many instruments to the PROMIS metric.  The following instruments are widely accepted “legacy” measures that have been used as part of the initial validation work for PROMIS and NIH Toolbox. 

Data were collected on a minimum of 400 respondents  (for stable item parameter estimation) along with at least one other conceptually similar scale or bank.  


Adult Self-Report (ASR)-Achenbach System

Beck Depression Inventory-II  (BDI-II)

Brief Pain Inventory (BPI)

Brief Symptom Inventory (BSI)

Buss Perry Aggression Questionnaire (BPAQ)

Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale  (CES-D)

NIH Toolbox for the Assessment of Neurological and Behavioral Function (NIHTB)
DASH/QuickDASH Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9)
Pediatric Perceived Cognitive Function (Peds PCF)
Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI)
Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS)
Quality of Life in Neurological Disorders (Neuro-QoL)
SF-36 Health Survey

Health Assessment Questionnaire – Disability Index

Short Mood and Feelings Questionnaire (SMFQ)


 Veterans Rand 12-Item Health Survey (VR-12)