Impaired awareness and employment outcome after traumatic brain injury

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Impaired awareness and employment outcome after traumatic brain injury
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Journal Article
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Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation
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1998, vol. 13, issue 5, pp 52-61
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Article reviewing previous studies of the relationship between employment outcome and inaccurate self-awareness in persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI), and presenting results of a new investigation of this topic. In the new study, data were collected on 7 predictor variables from 66 persons in a post-acute program for TBI, and comparisons were made with later employment outcome. In addition, the comparability of 2 methods of measuring impaired awareness was examined. The authors found strong support for a positive relationship between accurate self-awareness and favorable employment outcome at follow-up.
Sherer, M.; Bergloff, P.; Levin, E.; High, W. M.; Oden, K. E.; Nick, T. G.
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