Ivor R Crothers

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The purpose of the present work was to investigate how members of the public perceived survivors of brain injury. A 20-item list of attributes that could be used to describe characteristics of survivors of brain injury were given to 323 participants. One hundred and sixty-nine psychology students and 154 members of the public agreed to take part in the(More)
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE To explore the effects of religious identity, gender and socioeconomic status (SES) on public attitudes towards survivors of brain injury. RESEARCH DESIGN An independent groups design was used to compare the attitudes of Northern Irish participants. METHODS AND PROCEDURES The participants were asked to complete a modified form of the(More)
RESEARCH OBJECTIVE Children with acquired brain injury (ABI) can experience severe problems in establishing peer relationships. The attitudes peers hold toward a child with an ABI can significantly impact on their willingness to befriend. The present work sought to investigate the attitudes peers hold toward a fictional child with ABI. METHODS AND(More)
PURPOSE To explore the community integration of individuals who had suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and compare this to members of the general public. METHOD An independent groups design explored differences in three groups' levels of community integration. These groups consisted of ten survivors of TBI, ten male and ten female controls and were(More)
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE To investigate the utility of using a new method of assessment for deficits in selective visual attention (SVA). METHODS AND PROCEDURES An independent groups design compared six participants with brain injuries with six participants from a non-brain injured control group. The Sensomotoric Instruments Eye Movement system with remote(More)
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