Awareness of deficits in traumatic brain injury: A multidimensional approach to assessing metacognitive knowledge and online-awareness

  title={Awareness of deficits in traumatic brain injury: A multidimensional approach to assessing metacognitive knowledge and online-awareness},
  author={Fiadhnait M. O’Keeffe and Paul M. Dockree and Paul Moloney and Simone Carton and Ian H. Robertson},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society},
  pages={38 - 49}
Recent models of impaired awareness in brain injury draw a distinction between metacognitive knowledge of difficulties and online awareness of errors (emergent and anticipatory). We examined performance of 31 Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) participants and 31 healthy controls using a three-strand approach to assessing awareness. Metacognitive knowledge was assessed with an awareness interview and discrepancy scores on three questionnaires—Patient Competency Rating Scale, Frontal Systems… 

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