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Umucu, Emre; Iwanaga, Kanako; Wu, Jia-Rung; Brooks, Jessica M.; Ditchman, Nicole; Flowers-Benton, Susan; Chan, Fong – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2018
Background: The purpose of this study was to develop and validate a short form of the "Perceived Stress Questionnaire" (PSQ) in people with spinal cord injury (SCI). Methods: The sample consisted of 274 individuals with SCI. Measures administered were the "PSQ-20, Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scale," and…
Descriptors: Test Validity, Questionnaires, Anxiety, Rehabilitation Counseling
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West, Michael; Sima, Adam; Wehman, Paul; Chan, Fong; Luecking, Richard – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2018
Objective: The specific aim of this study was to use data from the National Longitudinal Transition Study-2 (NLTS-2) to examine modifiable factors that were related to competitive employment acquisition for students who were at high risk of poor school-to-work outcomes. Design: Quantitative descriptive design using path analysis. Participants: 580…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Disabilities, Longitudinal Studies, Special Education
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Sánchez, Jennifer; Rosenthal, David A.; Chan, Fong; Brooks, Jessica; Bezyak, Jill L. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: To examine the World Health Organization "International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health" (ICF) constructs as correlates of community participation of people with severe mental illnesses (SMI). Methods: Quantitative descriptive research design using multiple regression and correlational techniques was used to…
Descriptors: Adults, Mental Disorders, Disabilities, Mental Health
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Keegan, John; Ditchman, Nicole; Dutta, Alo; Chiu, Chung-Yi; Muller, Veronica; Chan, Fong; Kundu, Madan – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: To apply the constructs of social cognitive theory (SCT) and the theory of planned behavior (TPB) to understand the stages of change (SOC) for physical activities among individuals with a spinal cord injury (SCI). Method: Ex post facto design using multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA). The participants were 144 individuals with SCI…
Descriptors: Injuries, Neurology, Social Cognition, Social Theories
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Johnson, Eboneé T.; Yaghmaian, Rana A.; Best, Andrew; Chan, Fong; Burrell, Reginald, Jr. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to validate the 10-item version of the HIV Stigma Scale (HSS-10) in a sample of African Americans with HIV/AIDS. Method: One hundred and ten African Americans living with HIV/AIDS were recruited from 3 case management agencies in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Measurement structure of the HSS-10 was evaluated using…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Social Bias, African Americans, Factor Analysis
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Fitzgerald, Sandra; Deiches, Jonathan; Umucu, Emre; Brooks, Jessica; Muller, Veronica; Wu, Jia-Rung; Chan, Fong – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to validate the Vocational Rehabilitation Engagement Scale (VRES) for use in the Clubhouse Model of Psychosocial Rehabilitation. Method: There were 124 individuals with serious mental illness recruited from 8 Clubhouse programs in Hawaii. Measurement structure of the VRES was evaluated using exploratory…
Descriptors: Vocational Rehabilitation, Psychometrics, Mental Disorders, Mental Health
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Frain, Michael P.; Bishop, Malachy; Rumrill, Phillip D., Jr.; Chan, Fong; Tansey, Timothy N.; Strauser, David; Chiu, Chung-Yi – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2015
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable, sometimes progressive chronic illness affecting people in the prime of their working lives. This article reviews the effects of MS on employment based on the World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health model. Correlations between employment and…
Descriptors: Diseases, Neurological Impairments, Chronic Illness, Accessibility (for Disabled)
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Tansey, Timothy N.; Strauser, David; Frain, Michael P.; Bishop, Malachy; Chiu, Chung-Yi; Kaya, Cahit; Chan, Fong – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2015
The experience of living with multiple sclerosis (MS) can have a profound effect on employment. The impact of MS is a complex interaction of personal, medical, functional, financial, and psychosocial variables that ultimately results in up to 80% of persons with MS leaving their jobs within 10 years of their diagnosis. The aim of this study was to…
Descriptors: Diseases, Chronic Illness, Neurological Impairments, Job Applicants
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Chiu, Chung-Yi; Tansey, Timothy N.; Chan, Fong; Strauser, David; Frain, Michael P.; Arora, Simran – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2015
Objectives: To examine the effect of rehabilitation technology interventions on the employment or job retention outcomes of individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS) served by the state-federal vocational rehabilitation program using a case-control study design. Participants: Data for this study were extracted from the Rehabilitation Services…
Descriptors: Diseases, Chronic Illness, Neurological Impairments, Vocational Rehabilitation
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Smedema, Susan Miller; Pfaller, Joseph S.; Yaghmaian, Rana A.; Weaver, Hayley; da Silva Cardoso, Elizabeth; Chan, Fong – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2015
Purpose: To examine the mediational effect of core self-evaluations (CSE) on the relationship between functional disability and life satisfaction. Methods: A quantitative descriptive design using multiple regression analysis. The participants were 97 college students with disabilities receiving services through Hunter College's Minority-Disability…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Correlation, Disabilities, Life Satisfaction
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Muller, Veronica; Brooks, Jessica; Tu, Wei-Mo; Moser, Erin; Lo, Chu-Ling; Chan, Fong – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2015
Purpose: The main objective of this study was to determine the extent to which physical and cognitive-affective factors are associated with fibromyalgia (FM) fatigue. Method: A quantitative descriptive design using correlation techniques and multiple regression analysis. The participants consisted of 302 members of the National Fibromyalgia &…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Cognitive Processes, Fatigue (Biology), Diseases
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Bishop, Malachy; Chan, Fong; Rumrill, Phillip D., Jr.; Frain, Michael P.; Tansey, Timothy N.; Chiu, Chung-Yi; Strauser, David; Umeasiegbu, Veronica I. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2015
Purpose: To examine demographic, functional, and clinical multiple sclerosis (MS) variables affecting employment status in a national sample of adults with MS in the United States. Method: The sample included 4,142 working-age (20-65 years) Americans with MS (79.1% female) who participated in a national survey. The mean age of participants was…
Descriptors: Employment Level, Diseases, Chronic Illness, Neurological Impairments
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Strauser, David R.; Wagner, Stacia; Chan, Fong; Wong, Alex W. K. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2014
Purpose: Identify barriers to career development and employment from both the survivor and parent perspective. Method: Young adult survivors (N = 43) and their parents participated in focus groups to elicit information regarding perceptions regarding career development and employment. Results: Perceptions of both the young adults and parents…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Cancer, Career Development, Employment Potential
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Bezyak, Jill L.; Chan, Fong; Chiu, Chung-Yi; Kaya, Cahit; Huck, Garrett – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2014
Purpose: To evaluate the measurement structure of the "Physical Activity Scale for Individuals With Physical Disabilities" (PASIPD) as an assessment tool of lifestyle physical activities for people with severe mental illness. Method: A quantitative descriptive research design using factor analysis was employed. A sample of 72 individuals…
Descriptors: Severe Mental Retardation, Life Style, Physical Activity Level, Physical Activities
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Pruett, Steven R.; Deiches, Jon; Pfaller, Joseph; Moser, Erin; Chan, Fong – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2014
Objective: To determine the factorial validity of the Internal and External Motivation to Respond without Prejudice toward People with Disabilities Scale (D-IMS/EMS). Design: A quantitative descriptive design using factor analysis. Participants: 233 rehabilitation counseling and rehabilitation services students. Results: Both exploratory and…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Program Validation, Motivation, Attitudes toward Disabilities
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