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  • J Arnett
  • 1991
Adolescents who liked heavy metal music were compared to those who did not on a variety of outcome variables, particularly focusing on reckless behavior. Boys who liked heavy metal music reported a higher rate of a wide range of reckless behavior, including driving behavior, sexual behavior, and drug use. They were also less satisfied with their family(More)
The purpose of this study was to identify differences in family functioning between subjects with pseudoseizures and their families, and control subjects with epilepsy. Thirty-one adult subjects with pseudoseizures and 31 controls with intractable epilepsy, whose diagnoses were confirmed using video-EEG, were recruited from the epilepsy unit of a tertiary(More)
In this study, the relative fits of three different factor-structure models of adolescent reckless behavior were examined using the Reckless Behavior Questionnaire (RBQ) with individual samples of college and high school students. Both one- and two-factor models were found to be satisfactory representations of the RBQ with both samples. In order to test the(More)
  • J Arnett
  • 1990
The relations between contraceptive use, sensation seeking, and adolescent egocentrism were examined among 145 high school juniors and seniors (all female) attending high school in the Atlanta area. Sex without contraception was found to be significantly related to scores on the Sensation Seeking Scale, including the total score and two out of the four(More)
Agitated behavior is frequently associated with traumatic closed head injury. Proactive behavioral intervention is often not successful, and psychopharmacologic agents may result in increasing the targeted behavior through sedation. We describe a 32-year-old woman who developed severe agitation after frontal lobe closed head injury. After failing(More)
The relationship between impairment, measured by the Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Test Battery (HRNTB), and disability, measured by the Functional Independence Measure (FIM), was investigated in 164 subjects completing acute, inpatient rehabilitation following traumatic brain injury. Exploratory factor analysis of the FIM supported a two-factor model(More)
A reality orientation group for brain injured patients was developed to improve attention deficits, confusion and anterograde amnesia during post-traumatic amnesia (PTA). Seven behavioral objectives are used to define adequate orientation, attention, immediate retention, episodic recall and use of memory aids. Daily performance in each of these areas is(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine which factors related to departments of physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) might contribute to the academic productivity of members of the teaching staff of those departments, and to develop an instrument that measures them. DESIGN Prospective, inception cohort. SETTING University medical center, academic PM&R(More)