The Awareness Questionnaire: factor structure and internal consistency.

@article{Sherer1998TheAQ,
  title={The Awareness Questionnaire: factor structure and internal consistency.},
  author={Mark Sherer and Paula Bergloff and Corwin Boake and Walter M. High and Enid Levin},
  journal={Brain injury},
  year={1998},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={63-8}
}
Patients with traumatic brain injuries often show impaired awareness of their impairments. This impaired awareness can decrease motivation for treatment and limit eventual functional outcome. The importance of this phenomenon has led to the development of multiple techniques and scales for measuring impaired awareness. The present paper briefly reviews the various methods of operationalizing impaired awareness and describes a new scale (the Awareness Questionnaire) designed to incorporate all… CONTINUE READING