Cady K Block

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Three decades after their publication, Bloom and Fischler's (1980) sentence completion norms continue to demonstrate widespread utility. The aim of the present study was to extend this contribution by expanding the existing database of high-constraint, high cloze probability sentences. Using the criteria established by Bloom and Fischler, we constructed 398(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the accuracy of knowledge about mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) of veterans and their friends/family members. SETTING VA Medical Center. PARTICIPANTS One hundred veterans and 50 of their friends/family members. DESIGN Cross-sectional survey. MAIN MEASURES A 60-item questionnaire was created by drawing both from the(More)
BACKGROUND The pervasive disease of chronic pain is a common challenge for the clinical rehabilitation professional. Concurrent with physical and emotional symptoms, pain-related cognitive impairment has been reported. Although opioid analgesics are frequently prescribed, concern exists that opioids possess adverse cognitive effects of their own. (More)
This study examined pain catastrophizing in individuals experiencing chronic pain conditions. Total score on the Pain Catastrophizing Scale (PCS) was examined, along with its relationship to several clinical scales of the Minnesota Multiphasic Inventory-Second Edition to answer the question of which scale would have the strongest relationship with total(More)
Poorer neuropsychological function is associated with increased medical burden (MB) and the use of more anticholinergic medications. However, the interaction between MB and anticholinergic cognitive burden (AB) on neuropsychological performance is unknown. In a sample of 290 elderly primary care patients, those with a greater level of AB demonstrated poorer(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the current invited paper is to provide the trainees' perspective on recent commentaries on recruitment for postdoctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology. The current system of recruitment includes both a match and non-match process and has been problematic for trainees and training programs alike. METHOD The author team(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of the current review paper is to identify and describe challenges to work-life integration in neuropsychology, and from this review extrapolate an initial set of recommendations and present a set of scenarios in which the recommendations might apply in the hopes of improving quality of life for current and prospective(More)
The Automated Neuropsychological Assessment Metrics (ANAM) is a library of computer based tests designed to measure cognitive function at a single time-point or longitudinally for detection of cognitive change. This study sought to validate ANAM as a cognitive screening tool for presence of confirmed neuropsychological diagnosis in an outpatient setting.(More)
OBJECTIVE To provide clarification on the distinction between cognitive screening, cognitive testing, and neuropsychological assessment and highlight practical implications. METHOD Non-systematic brief clinical review. RESULTS There is a present lack of explicit distinction between the various levels of measurement of cognitive functioning with regard(More)