Lynne Cole Davis

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The purpose of the current study was to determine the contribution of race/ethnicity and income to community integration at approximately 6 months following traumatic brain injury (TBI). Participants were 151 persons with mild to severe TBI (38% Black; 38% Hispanic; 24% White) recruited from consecutive admissions to the Neurosurgery service of a county(More)
Large numbers of investigations have sought to evaluate prediction of outcome after traumatic brain injury (TBI) and the effectiveness of interventions designed to address post-TBI deficits. Unfortunately, failure to attend to key issues in experimental design regarding outcome assessment has limited the utility of these investigations. Increased attention(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the predictive value of preinjury factors for satisfaction with life (SWL) at 1-year posttraumatic brain injury (TBI). DESIGN Secondary analysis of prospective, longitudinal registry using data collected during inpatient rehabilitation and at 1-year post-TBI. SETTING Fifteen specialized brain injury units providing acute(More)
The objective of the current study was to determine the relationship between race/ethnicity and caregivers' coping, appraisals of the caregiving role, and distress after traumatic brain injury (TBI). Participants were 195 caregivers (75% white; 25% black/Hispanic) of persons with TBI who were admitted to comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation at one of(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether caregivers' medical and psychiatric histories, coping style, and social support predict global distress and perceived burden. DESIGN Correlational, cohort study. PARTICIPANTS A total of 114 caregivers of persons with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury, assessed 1 year postinjury. MEASURES Ratings of caregivers'(More)
OBJECTIVE To conduct a systematic review of the prognostic value of self-reported traits/problems/strengths and environmental barriers/facilitators for participation outcomes in persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI). DATA SOURCES Articles published through August 15, 2013, obtained by conducting electronic searches of PubMed, PsycINFO, and Cumulative(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the development and implementation of a social peer-mentoring program for persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and to explore whether this program yielded increased social functioning outcomes compared with wait-list (WL)controls. DESIGN Pilot randomized controlled study. PARTICIPANTS Community-dwelling individuals with TBI(12(More)
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE To further evaluate the construct validity of the La Trobe Communication Questionnaire (LCQ) and to investigate the extent to which self-ratings of adults with traumatic brain injury compared to ratings made by close others and self-ratings made by non-injured matched controls. RESEARCH DESIGN Prospective cohort study. METHODS AND(More)
Sixteen Asian-American and Pacific Island mental health professionals received 10 weekly, 2-hour training sessions on behavior modification and its application, in particular, to Asian-American clients. A three-fold assessment of the training results revealed: a) a significant increase in knowledge of behavior modification principles, b) a significant(More)
A longstanding question in working memory (WM) research concerns the fractionation of verbal and nonverbal processing. Although some contemporary models include both domain-specific and general-purpose mechanisms, the necessity to postulate differential processing of verbal and nonverbal material remains unclear. In the present two-experiment series we(More)