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Rumrill, Phillip D., Jr.; Roessler, Richard; Li, Jian; Bishop, Malachy; Inge, Katherine J. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2019
Background: The expectation to remain in the labor force is a powerful indicator of long-term employment outcomes for people with multiple sclerosis (MS), and it is determined in part by perceived current job performance. Objective: This study identified correlates of perceived job performance among working adults with MS. Method: Participants…
Descriptors: Correlation, Job Performance, Diseases, Adults
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Silva, Marc A.; Dillahunt-Aspillaga, Christina; Patel, Nitin; Garofano, Jeffrey S.; Martinez, Kristina M.; Lynn, Courtney A.; Rechkemmer, M. Brad; Nakase-Richardson, Risa – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2019
Background: TBI is a leading cause of disability among veterans and active duty military personnel, and presents an obstacle to community reintegration. Prior studies examining adult survivors of TBI pursuing postsecondary education have methodological flaws that limit the understanding the scope and severity of sequelae experienced by persons…
Descriptors: Military Personnel, Head Injuries, Brain, Mental Disorders
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Meyer, Jill M.; Kashubeck-West, Susan; Portela, Lindsay – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2018
Purpose: The present study had two goals: (a) to examine the revised structures of these measures to determine the reliability and validity when used in a sample of individuals with latedeafness, and (b) to examine differences in coping style in individuals with late-deafness across race, ethnicity, gender, age, socioeconomic status (SES), level…
Descriptors: Deafness, Coping, Measures (Individuals), Test Reliability
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Fleming, Allison R.; Phillips, Brian N.; Hakun, Jonathan G.; Southwick, Joshua D. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2018
Background: Psychological Capital (PsyCap) is a prominent, well-established model of psychosocial strengths in the organizational positive psychology literature. PsyCap is a higher order construct consisting of hope, optimism, resilience, and self-efficacy that has been identified as a powerful predictor of work-related outcomes, with strong…
Descriptors: Vocational Rehabilitation, Disabilities, Psychological Characteristics, Adults
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Yaghmanian, Rana; Smedema, Susan Miller; Thompson, Kerry – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2017
Purpose: To evaluate Chan, Gelman, Ditchman, Kim, and Chiu's (2009) revised World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) model using core self-evaluations (CSE) to account for Personal Factors in persons with spinal cord injury (SCI). Method: One hundred eighty-seven adults with SCI were…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Injuries, Neurological Impairments, Adults
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Smedema, Susan Miller; Ruiz, Derek; Mohr, Michael J. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2017
Purpose: To evaluate the factorial and concurrent validity and internal consistency reliability of the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0 (WHODAS 2.0) 12-item version in persons with spinal cord injuries. Method: Two hundred forty-seven adults with spinal cord injuries completed an online survey consisting of the WHODAS…
Descriptors: Injuries, Neurological Impairments, Adults, Online Surveys
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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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Chiu, Chung-Yi; An, Ruopeng – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: To characterize physical activity patterns among people with disabilities using data from a nationally representative health survey. Method: Individual-level data came from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System 2011 survey. Pearson's chi-squared tests were conducted to assess the difference in the proportion distribution of…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Physical Activity Level, Individual Characteristics, Statistical Analysis
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Neely-Barnes, Susan; Zanskas, Stephen; Lustig, Daniel; Duerr, Rachel; Zhao, Minna – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: We sought to understand the experiences of family members and direct care staff of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a private pay day program focused on socialization and recreational skills. Method: Two focus groups were held with parents/caregivers and one with staff. Using an interpretive method, two…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Focus Groups
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DeAngelis, Jesse B.; Yaghmaian, Rana; Smedema, Susan Miller – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: To investigate the role of core self-evaluations (CSE) in the relationship between perceived stress and depression in persons with spinal cord injury. Method: Two hundred forty-seven adults with spinal cord injury completed an online survey measuring perceived stress, CSE, and depressive symptoms. Results: A multiple regression analysis…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Stress Variables, Depression (Psychology), Multiple Regression Analysis
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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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An, Ruopeng; Chiu, Chung-Yi – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2015
Purpose: Physical, mental, and financial barriers among individuals with disability may limit their access to fruit and vegetable. In this study, we examined the relationship between disability status and vegetable, fruit, and fruit juice intake among U.S. adults aged 18 years and older using a large nationally representative sample. Methods:…
Descriptors: Eating Habits, Adults, Disabilities, Physical Health
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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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Fleming, Allison R.; Leahy, Michael J. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2014
Researchers and policy makers have proposed that quality of life (QOL) is an important and useful way to measure the impact of services, although practical application of QOL in rehabilitation has been limited. In this study, a comprehensive framework (the International Classification of Functioning [ICF]) is used to compare the relationship…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Classification, Disabilities, Adults
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Lustig, Daniel C.; Zanskas, Stephen – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2013
Although research supports a relationship between work and psychological factors, one area not studied is the relationship between preferred career value and psychological factors. This study investigated the relationship between preferred career values and psychological problems for individuals with disabilities. Career values have been shown to…
Descriptors: Work Ethic, Disabilities, Values, Psychological Patterns