Determinants of Subjective Memory Complaints in Community-dwelling Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury Esther Bay, PhD; Bruno Giordani, PhD; Claire Kalpakjian, PhD The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. Introduction. Methods. Results.
Determinants of Subjective Memory Complaintsin Community-dwelling Adults with Traumatic Brain InjuryEsther Bay, PhD; Bruno Giordani, PhD; Claire Kalpakjian, PhDThe University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Individuals (N = 159) aged 18-65 years, who sustained mild-to-moderate TBI and had been evaluated by a neuropsychologist with brain injury expertise, were recruited from outpatient rehabilitation clinics affiliated with tertiary urban trauma facilities. The eligibility criteria included:
After being consented, and demographic information collected, study participants were placed in a room free of interruptions where written questionnaires were completed with assistance of trained research aides. Instruments used included:
This study used an observational, cross-sectional design.
Implications of Findings
This project was supported by an award (T32 HD007422) from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development to Dr. Denise Tate. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institute of Child Health & Human Development , NIH.