Factor structure of the Trinity Amputation and Prosthesis Experience Scales (TAPES) with individuals with acquired upper limb amputations.

@article{Desmond2005FactorSO,
  title={Factor structure of the Trinity Amputation and Prosthesis Experience Scales (TAPES) with individuals with acquired upper limb amputations.},
  author={Deirdre M. Desmond and Malcolm MacLachlan},
  journal={American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation},
  year={2005},
  volume={84 7},
  pages={506-13}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the factorial composition of the Trinity Amputation and Prosthesis Experience Scales (TAPES), a multidimensional assessment of adaptation to amputation and prosthesis, for use with individuals with acquired upper limb amputations. DESIGN Cross-sectional survey of members of the British Limbless Ex-Service Men's Association. RESULTS A total of 101 individuals (men, 100; mean age, 73.8 yrs, SD 11.94) with acquired upper limb amputations (98 traumatic cases) completed… CONTINUE READING