Anthony H. Lequerica

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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)
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)
This study investigated relationships among depressive symptoms, cognitive initiation, and instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) in 128 older African American medical rehabilitation patients. Participants were administered the Geriatric Depression Scale and measures of cognitive initiation Initiation/Perseveration subtest of the Dementia Rating(More)
BACKGROUND Sleep disturbances are common following traumatic brain injury (TBI). The Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) is a widely used measure of sleep quality that has been used in numerous populations. Although this measure has been used in TBI research, there are few studies examining the psychometric properties in this population. OBJECTIVE The(More)
Using a cross-sectional design, this research aimed to assess whether a three-factor model of Positive Reappraisal, Escape-Avoidance, and Seeking Social Support based on the Ways of Coping Questionnaire (WOCQ) appropriately depicts coping within a sample of women with spinal cord injury (SCI). Forty-four community-dwelling women with spinal cord injury were(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the factor structure and construct validity of the Community Integration Questionnaire, a widely used measure of community participation among individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI), among 3 racial/ethnic groups. DESIGN Prospective longitudinal cohort study. SETTING Enrollment in acute inpatient TBI rehabilitation with(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 determine which demographic, injury, and rehabilitation factors are associated with employment rates in Hispanic individuals 1 year post traumatic brain injury (TBI). DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING Longitudinal dataset of the TBI Model Systems National Database. PARTICIPANTS 418 Hispanic individuals with TBI hospitalized between 1990(More)
The effect of pyridoxine (Vitamin B-6) on dreaming was investigated in a placebo, double-blind study to examine various claims that Vitamin B-6 increases dream vividness or the ability to recall dreams. 12 college students participated in all three treatment conditions, each of which involved ingesting either 100 mg B-6, 250 mg B-6, or a placebo prior to(More)
Post-traumatic brain injury fatigue (PTBIF) is a major problem in the years after traumatic brain injury (TBI), yet little is known about its persistence and resolution. The objective of the study was to identify factors related to PTBIF remission and resolution. TBI Model System registrants at five centres participated in interviews at either one and two(More)