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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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Becton, Alicia B.; Foster, Amanda L.; Chen, Roy K. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Being a part of an ethnic minority group and a student with a disability (SWD) often presents as a barrier to college retention and graduation rates among members of this marginalized group. Purpose: To examine educators' awareness of racial and institutional influences that impact African American SWD. Method: Data for this study were gathered…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Cultural Awareness, African American Students, Disabilities
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Chiu, Chung-Yi; Jochman, Joseph; Fujikawa, Mayu; Strand, David; Cheing, Gladys; Lee, Gloria; Chan, Fong – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2014
Purpose: To examine the factorial structure of the "Coping Strategy Questionnaire"-24 (CSQ-24) in a sample of Canadians with chronic musculoskeletal pain. Method: The sample included 171 workers' compensation clients (50.9% men) recruited from outpatient rehabilitation facilities in Canada. Mean age of participants was 42.45 years (SD =…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Questionnaires, Coping, Measurement Techniques
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Fujikawa, Mayu; Lee, Eun-Jeong; Chan, Fong; Catalano, Denise; Hunter, Celeste; Bengtson, Kevin; Rahimi, Maryam – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2013
The main objective of this study is to evaluate the measurement structure of the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC) as a positive psychology measure for people with spinal cord injuries (SCIs) using confirmatory factor analysis. The participants consisted of 274 Canadians with SCI living in the community. The result indicated that the…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Factor Analysis, Resilience (Psychology), Neurological Impairments
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Smedema, Susan Miller; Pfaller, Joseph; Moser, Erin; Tu, Wei-Mo; Chan, Fong – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2013
Objective: To evaluate the measurement structure of the Trait Hope Scale (THS) among individuals with spinal cord injury. Design: Confirmatory factor analysis and reliability and validity analyses were performed. Participants: 242 individuals with spinal cord injury. Results: Results support the two-factor measurement model for the THS with agency…
Descriptors: Injuries, Neurological Impairments, Factor Analysis, Test Reliability
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Lin, Chen-Ping; Wang, Chia-Chiang; Fujikawa, Mayu; Brooks, Jessica; Eastvold-Walton, Lissa; Maxwell, Kristin; Chan, Fong – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2013
Purpose: To examine the measurement structure of the Brief Adaptation to Disability Scale-Revised (B-ADS-R). Measure: A 12-item measure of disability acceptance based on the four value changes (enlarging the scope of values, containing the effects of the disability, subordinating the physique, and transforming comparative-status values to asset…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Injuries, Human Body, Neurological Impairments