Anthony H. Lequerica

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A study was conducted to examine the relationship between subjective and objective measures of mental imagery control. Eighty college undergraduates completed a battery of imagery tests and self-report measures to examine whether questionnaires that purport to measure imagery control or dynamic imagery ability (imagery of movement) would show a stronger(More)
A major goal of physical medicine and rehabilitation is the recovery of function after an injury or the underlying medical condition that has caused impairment in one's daily functioning. The rehabilitation process involves a complex interplay of many factors that influence how well a person benefits from medical rehabilitation. There is burgeoning evidence(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the nature of agitation in patients with brain injury and quantify the relation between agitation and patient progress in rehabilitation. DESIGN Cross-sectional, correlational. SETTING Urban, inpatient rehabilitation facility in the midwestern United States. PARTICIPANTS Sixty-nine patients with acquired brain injury admitted to(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the interrelations of neuropsychological tests and rating scales with in vivo behavioral observation of impulsive behavior, accounting for the mode of expression (verbal or motor). DESIGN Cross-sectional, correlational. SETTING An urban, inpatient rehabilitation facility in the Midwestern United States. PARTICIPANTS Forty patients(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Healthy individuals demonstrate leftward bias on visuospatial tasks such as line bisection, which has been attributed to right brain dominance. We investigated whether this asymmetry occurred in patients with probable dementia of the Alzheimer type (pAD) which is associated with neurodegenerative changes affecting temporoparietal regions. (More)
OBJECTIVE To develop a prediction rule for acutely identifying patients at risk for extended rehabilitation length of stay (LOS) after traumatic brain injury (TBI) by using demographic and injury characteristics. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems. PARTICIPANTS Sample of TBI survivors (N=7284) with injuries(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of insomnia and posttraumatic brain injury (TBI) fatigue (PTBIF) in individuals with moderate to severe TBI, to explore the relationship between PTBIF and insomnia and their association with outcomes. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING Five National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research TBI Model(More)
PURPOSE The study is performed to examine the impressions of physical and occupational therapists on therapeutic engagement among their patients. Engagement in this context was defined as a patient's deliberate effort to work toward recovery by participating fully in their rehabilitation therapies. METHOD Using a survey approach, physical and occupational(More)
PURPOSE This article describes the use of the World Health Organization's (WHO) International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) as a conceptual framework for processing and analyzing the narratives of 50 community-dwelling women with a spinal cord injury. The women were participants in a federally-funded study of stress and coping(More)