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Journal Articles by Topic:

Outcomes

Davis LC, Sherer M, Sander AM, Bogner JA, Corrigan JD, Dijkers MP, Hanks RA, Berquist TF, Seel RT. Preinjury predictors of life satisfaction at 1 year after traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2012;93(8):1324-1330

Nakase-Richardson R, Whyte J, Giacino JT, Pavawalla S, Barnett SD, Yablon SA, Sherer M, Kalmar K, Hammond FM, Greenwald B, Horn LJ, Seel R, McCarthy M, Tran J, Walker WC. Longitudinal outcome of unresponsive patients in the TBI Model System Program. J Neurotrauma 2012;29:59-65.

van Veldhoven LM, Sander AM, Struchen MA, Sherer M, Clark AN, Hudnall GE, Hannay HJ. Predictive ability of preinjury stressful life events and post-traumatic stress symptoms for outcomes following mild traumatic brain injury: analysis in a prospective emergency room sample. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2011 Jul;82(7):782-7. Epub 2011 Jan 17. PubMed PMID: 21242288.

Sander AM, Clark A, Pappadis MR. What is community integration anyway?: defining meaning following traumatic brain injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2010 Mar-Apr;25(2):121-7. Review. PubMed PMID: 20134333.

Wilde EA, Whiteneck GG, Bogner J, Bushnik T, Cifu DX, Dikmen S, French L, Giacino JT, Hart T, Malec JF, Millis SR, Novack TA, Sherer M, Tulsky DS, Vanderploeg RD, von Steinbuechel N. Recommendations for the use of common outcome measures in traumatic brain injury research. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2010 Nov;91(11):1650-1660.e17. Review. PubMed PMID: 21044708.

Sherer M, Roebuck-Spencer T, Davis LC. Outcome assessment in traumatic brain injury clinical trials and prognostic studies. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2010 Mar-Apr;25(2):92-8. Review. PubMed PMID: 20042980.

Vickery CD, Sherer M, Evans CC, Gontkovsky ST, Lee J.  The relationship between self-esteem and functional outcome in the acute stroke rehabilitation setting. Rehabil Psychol 2008;53:101-109.

High WM Jr, Roebuck-Spencer T, Sander AM, Struchen MA, Sherer M. Early versus later admission to postacute rehabilitation: impact on functional outcome after traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2006 Mar;87(3):334-42. PubMed PMID: 16500166.

Anderson S, Gonkovsky S, Sherer M, Nakase-Thompson R, Yablon S, Sander A, High WM Jr.  The effects of intra-state location on treatment compliance and outcome following traumatic brain injury.  J Cognit Rehabil, 2004;Winter:2-6.  (Electronic Journal available at www.JofCR.com)

Hart T, Whyte J, Polansky M, Millis S, Hammond FM, Sherer M, Bushnik T, Hanks R, Kreutzer J. Concordance of patient and family report of neurobehavioral symptoms at 1 year after traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2003 Feb;84(2):204-13. PubMed PMID: 12601651.

Sherer M, Sander AM, Nick TG, High WM Jr, Malec JF, Rosenthal M. Early cognitive status and productivity outcome after traumatic brain injury: findings from the TBI model systems. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2002 Feb;83(2):183-92. PubMed PMID: 11833021.

Sander AM, Roebuck TM, Struchen MA, Sherer M, High WM Jr. Long-term maintenance of gains obtained in postacute rehabilitation by persons with traumatic brain injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2001 Aug;16(4):356-73. PubMed PMID: 11461658.

Sander AM, Fuchs KL, High WM Jr, Hall KM, Kreutzer JS, Rosenthal M. The Community Integration Questionnaire revisited: an assessment of factor structure and validity. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 1999 Oct;80(10):1303-8. Erratum in: Arch Phys Med Rehabil 1999 Dec;80(12):1608. PubMed PMID: 10527092.

Sander AM, Seel RT, Kreutzer JS, Hall KM, High WM Jr, Rosenthal M. Agreement between persons with traumatic brain injury and their relatives regarding psychosocial outcome using the Community Integration Questionnaire. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 1997 Apr;78(4):353-7. PubMed PMID: 9111453.

Kennedy RE, Livingston L, Marwitz JH, Gueck S, Kreutzer JS, Sander AM. Complicated mild traumatic brain injury on the inpatient rehabilitation unit: a multicenter analysis. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2006 May-Jun;21(3):260-71. PubMed PMID: 16717503.

Gontkovsky ST, Sherer M, Nick TG, Nakase-Thompson R, Yablon SA. Effect of urbanicity of residence on TBI outcome at one year post-injury. Brain Inj. 2006 Jun;20(7):701-9. PubMed PMID: 16809202.

High WM Jr, Roebuck-Spencer T, Sander AM, Struchen MA, Sherer M. Early versus later admission to postacute rehabilitation: impact on functional outcome after traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2006 Mar;87(3):334-42. PubMed PMID: 16500166.

Struchen MA, Hannay HJ, Contant CF, Robertson CS. The relation between acute physiological variables and outcome on the Glasgow Outcome Scale and Disability Rating Scale following severe traumatic brain injury. J Neurotrauma. 2001 Feb;18(2):115-25. PubMed PMID: 11229706.

Sherer M, Madison CF, Hannay HJ. A review of outcome after moderate and severe closed head injury with an introduction to life care planning. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2000 Apr;15(2):767-82. Review. PubMed PMID: 10739966.

Seel RT, Kreutzer JS, Sander AM. Concordance of patients' and family members' ratings of neurobehavioral functioning after traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 1997 Nov;78(11):1254-9. PubMed PMID: 9365357.

Racial and Ethnic Minorities with Brain Injury

Evans-Hudnall G, Stanley MA, Clark AN, Bush AL, Resnicow K, Liu Y, Kass JS, Sander AM. Improving secondary stroke self-care among underserved ethnic minority individuals: A randomized clinical trial of a pilot intervention. J Behavioral Health, in press.

Pappadis MR, Sander AM, Struchen MA, Leung P, Smith DW. Common misconceptions about traumatic brain injury among ethnic minorities with TBI. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2011 Jul-Aug;26(4):301-11. PubMed PMID: 20808242.

Sander AM, Pappadis MR, Clark AN, Struchen MA. Perceptions of community integration in an ethnically diverse sample. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2011 Mar-Apr;26(2):158-69. PubMed PMID: 20631629.

Sander AM, Pappadis MR, Davis LC, Clark AN, Evans G, Struchen MA, Mazzei DM. Relationship of race/ethnicity and income to community integration following traumatic brain injury: investigation in a non-rehabilitation trauma sample. NeuroRehabilitation. 2009;24(1):15-27. PubMed PMID: 19208954.

Sander AM, Davis LC, Struchen MA, Atchison T, Sherer M, Malec JF, Nakase-Richardson R. Relationship of race/ethnicity to caregivers' coping, appraisals, and distress after traumatic brain injury. NeuroRehabilitation. 2007;22(1):9-17. PubMed PMID: 17379945.

Sherer M, Nick TG, Sander AM, Hart T, Hanks R, Rosenthal M, High WM Jr, Yablon SA. Race and productivity outcome after traumatic brain injury: influence of confounding factors. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2003 Sep-Oct;18(5):408-24. PubMed PMID: 12973271.

Arango-Lasprilla JC, Rosenthal M, Deluca J, Komaroff E, Sherer M, Cifu D, Hanks R. Traumatic brain injury and functional outcomes: does minority status matter? Brain Inj. 2007 Jun;21(7):701-8. PubMed PMID: 17653944.

Family and Caregiver Issues

Sander AM, Maestas KL, Sherer M, Malec JF, Nakase-Richardson R. Relationship of caregiver and family functioning to participation outcomes following post-acute rehabilitation for traumatic brain injury: A multicenter investigation.Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2012;93:842-848.

Sady MD, Sander AM, Clark AN, Sherer M, Nakase-Richardson R, Malec JF. Relationship of preinjury caregiver and family functioning to community integration in adults with traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2010 Oct;91(10):1542-50. Erratum in: Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2010 Dec;91(12):1962. PubMed PMID: 20875512.

Clark AN, Sander AM, Pappadis MR, Evans GL, Struchen MA, Chiou-Tan FY. Caregiver characteristics and their relationship to health service utilization in minority patients with first episode stroke. NeuroRehabilitation. 2010;27(1):95-104. PubMed PMID: 20634604.

Sander AM, Clark AN, Atchison TB, Rueda M. A web-based videoconferencing approach to training caregivers in rural areas to compensate for problems related to traumatic brain injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2009 Jul-Aug;24(4):248-61. PubMed PMID: 19625864.

Davis LC, Sander AM, Struchen MA, Sherer M, Nakase-Richardson R, Malec JF. Medical and psychosocial predictors of caregiver distress and perceived burden following traumatic brain injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2009 May-Jun;24(3):145-54. PubMed PMID: 19461362.

Sander AM, Sherer M, Malec JF, High WM Jr, Thompson RN, Moessner AM, Josey J. Preinjury emotional and family functioning in caregivers of persons with traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2003 Feb;84(2):197-203. PubMed PMID: 12601650.

Sander AM, Caroselli JS, High WM Jr, Becker C, Neese L, Scheibel R. Relationship of family functioning to progress in a post-acute rehabilitation programme following traumatic brain injury. Brain Inj. 2002 Aug;16(8):649-57. PubMed PMID: 12182162.

Struchen MA, Atchison TB, Roebuck TM, Caroselli JS, Sander AM. A multidimensional measure of caregiving appraisal: validation of the Caregiver Appraisal Scale in traumatic brain injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2002 Apr;17(2):132-54. PubMed PMID: 11909511.

Sander AM, High WM Jr, Hannay HJ, Sherer M. Predictors of psychological health in caregivers of patients with closed head injury. Brain Inj. 1997 Apr;11(4):235-49. PubMed PMID: 9134198.

Social Relationships, Communication and Intimacy

Hanks RA, Sander AM, Millis SR, Hammond FM, Maestas KL. Changes in sexual functioning from 6 to 12 months following traumatic brain injury: A prospective TBI model system multicenter study. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2013;28(3):179-185.

Sander AM, Maestas KL, Nick TG, Pappadis MR, Hammond FM, Hanks RA, Ripley, DL. Predictors of sexual functioning and satisfaction 1 year following traumatic brain injury: A TBI model systems multicenter study. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2013;28(3):186-194.

Lequerica AH, Chiaravalloti ND, Sander AM, Pappadis MR, Arango-Lasprilla JC, Hart T, Banos JH, Marquez De La Plata CD, Hammond FM, Sherman T. The Community Integration Questionnaire: Construct Validity Across Cultures. J Head Trauma Rehabil., in press.

Sander AM, Maestas KL, Pappadis MR, Sherer M, Hammond FM, Hanks R. Sexual functioning one year following traumatic brain injury: Findings from a prospective Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Collaborative Study. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2012;93:1331-1337.

Gill CJ, Sander AM, Robins N, Mazzei DK, Struchen MA. Exploring experiences of intimacy from the viewpoint of individuals with traumatic brain injury and their partners. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2011 Jan-Feb;26(1):56-68. PubMed PMID: 21209563.

Struchen MA, Pappadis MR, Sander AM, Burrows CS, Myszka KA. Examining the contribution of social communication abilities and affective/behavioral functioning to social integration outcomes for adults with traumatic brain injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2011 Jan-Feb;26(1):30-42. PubMed PMID: 21209561.

Sander AM, Struchen MA. Interpersonal relationships and traumatic brain injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2011 Jan-Feb;26(1):1-3. PubMed PMID: 21209558.

Struchen MA, Davis LC, Bogaards JA, Hudler-Hull T, Clark AN, Mazzei DM, Sander AM, Caroselli JS. Making connections after brain injury: development and evaluation of a social peer-mentoring program for persons with traumatic brain injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2011 Jan-Feb;26(1):4-19. PubMed PMID: 21209559.

Hart T, Sherer M, Temkin N, Whyte J, Dikmen S, Heinemann AW, Bell K. Participant-proxy agreement on objective and subjective aspects of societal participation following traumatic brain injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2010 Sep-Oct;25(5):339-48. PubMed PMID: 20042981.

Struchen MA, Pappadis MR, Mazzei DK, Clark AN, Davis LC, Sander AM. Perceptions of communication abilities for persons with traumatic brain injury: validity of the La Trobe Communication Questionnaire. Brain Inj. 2008 Nov;22(12):940-51. PubMed PMID: 19005886.

Struchen MA, Clark AN, Sander AM, Mills MR, Evans G, Kurtz D. Relation of executive functioning and social communication measures to functional outcomes following traumatic brain injury. NeuroRehabilitation. 2008;23(2):185-98. PubMed PMID: 18525140.

Employment

Sherer M, Novack TA, Sander AM, Struchen MA, Alderson A, Thompson RN. Neuropsychological assessment and employment outcome after traumatic brain injury: a review. Clin Neuropsychol. 2002 May;16(2):157-78. Review. PubMed PMID: 12221479.

Kreutzer JS, Marwitz JH, Walker W, Sander A, Sherer M, Bogner J, Fraser R, Bushnik T. Moderating factors in return to work and job stability after traumatic brain injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2003 Mar-Apr;18(2):128-38. PubMed PMID: 12802222.

Sherer M, Bergloff P, High W Jr, Nick TG. Contribution of functional ratings to prediction of longterm employment outcome after traumatic brain injury. Brain Inj. 1999 Dec;13(12):973-81. PubMed PMID: 10628502.

Gollaher K, High W, Sherer M, Bergloff P, Boake C, Young ME, Ivanhoe C. Prediction of employment outcome one to three years following traumatic brain injury (TBI). Brain Inj. 1998 Apr;12(4):255-63. PubMed PMID: 9562908.

Sherer M, Bergloff P, Levin E, High WM Jr, Oden KE, Nick TG. Impaired awareness and employment outcome after traumatic brain injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 1998 Oct;13(5):52-61. PubMed PMID: 9753535.

Awareness

Hart T, Seignourel PJ, Sherer M. A longitudinal study of awareness of deficit after moderate to severe traumatic brain injury. Neuropsychol Rehabil. 2009 Apr;19(2):161-76. Epub 2008 Jun 1. PubMed PMID: 18609008.

Sherer M, Hart T, Whyte J, Nick TG, Yablon SA. Neuroanatomic basis of impaired self-awareness after traumatic brain injury: findings from early computed tomography. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2005 Jul-Aug;20(4):287-300. PubMed PMID: 16030437.

Hart T, Sherer M, Whyte J, Polansky M, Novack TA. Awareness of behavioral, cognitive, and physical deficits in acute traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2004 Sep;85(9):1450-6. PubMed PMID: 15375815.

Sherer M, Hart T, Nick TG.  Measurement of Impaired Self-awareness after Traumatic Brain Injury:  A Comparison of the Patient Competency Rating Scale and the Awareness Questionnaire.  Brain Inj 2003;17:25-37.   

Sherer M, Hart T, Nick TG, Whyte J, Thompson RN, Yablon SA. Early impaired self-awareness after traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2003 Feb;84(2):168-76. PubMed PMID: 12601646.

Sherer M, Boake C, Levin E, Silver BV, Ringholz G, High WM Jr. Characteristics of impaired awareness after traumatic brain injury. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 1998 Jul;4(4):380-7. PubMed PMID: 9656611.

Sherer M, Bergloff P, Boake C, High W Jr, Levin E. The Awareness Questionnaire: factor structure and internal consistency. Brain Inj. 1998 Jan;12(1):63-8. PubMed PMID: 9483338.

Post-Traumatic Amnesia and Confusion

Silva MA, Nakase-Richardson R, Sherer M, Barnett SD, Evans CC, Yablon SA. Posttraumatic Confusion (PTC) predicts patient cooperation during TBI rehabilitation. Am J Phys Med Rehabil, in press

Sherer M, Yablon SA, Nick TG. Psychotic symptoms as manifestations of the Posttraumatic Confusional State: Prevalence, risk factors, and association with outcome. J Head Trauma Rehabil, in press.

Nakase-Richardson R, Sherer M, Seel RT, Hart T, Hanks R, Arango-Lasprilla JC, Yablon SA, Sander AM, Barnett SD, Walker WC, Hammond F. Utility of post-traumatic amnesia in predicting 1-year productivity following traumatic brain injury: comparison of the Russell and Mississippi PTA classification intervals. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2011 May;82(5):494-9. Epub 2011 Jan 17. PubMed PMID: 21242285.

Brown AW, Malec JF, Mandrekar J, Diehl NN, Dikmen SS, Sherer M, Hart T, Novack TA. Predictive utility of weekly post-traumatic amnesia assessments after brain injury: A multicentre analysis. Brain Inj. 2010;24(3):472-8. PubMed PMID: 20184404.

Walker WC, Ketchum JM, Marwitz JH, Chen T, Hammond F, Sherer M, Meythaler J. A multicentre study on the clinical utility of post-traumatic amnesia duration in predicting global outcome after moderate-severe traumatic brain injury. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2010 Jan;81(1):87-9. PubMed PMID: 20019222.

Sherer M, Yablon SA, Nakase-Richardson R. Patterns of recovery of posttraumatic confusional state in neurorehabilitation admissions after traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2009 Oct;90(10):1749-54. PubMed PMID: 19801066.

Nakase-Richardson R, Sepehri A, Sherer M, Yablon SA, Evans C, Mani T. Classification schema of posttraumatic amnesia duration-based injury severity relative to 1-year outcome: analysis of individuals with moderate and severe traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2009 Jan;90(1):17-9. PubMed PMID: 19154824.

Sherer M, Yablon SA, Nakase-Richardson R, Nick TG. Effect of severity of post-traumatic confusion and its constituent symptoms on outcome after traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2008 Jan;89(1):42-7. PubMed PMID: 18164329.

Sherer M, Struchen MA, Yablon SA, Wang Y, Nick TG. Comparison of indices of traumatic brain injury severity: Glasgow Coma Scale, length of coma and post-traumatic amnesia. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2008 Jun;79(6):678-85. Epub 2007 Oct 10. PubMed PMID: 17928328.

Nakase-Richardson R, Yablon SA, Sherer M. Prospective comparison of acute confusion severity with duration of post-traumatic amnesia in predicting employment outcome after traumatic brain injury. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2007 Aug;78(8):872-6. Epub 2006 Dec 18. PubMed PMID: 17178822; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2117753.

Sherer M, Nakase-Thompson R, Yablon SA, Gontkovsky ST. Multidimensional assessment of acute confusion after traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2005 May;86(5):896-904. PubMed PMID: 15895334.

Nakase-Thompson R, Sherer M, Yablon SA, Nick TG, Trzepacz PT. Acute confusion following traumatic brain injury. Brain Inj. 2004 Feb;18(2):131-42. PubMed PMID: 14660226.

Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation

Dijkers PM, Bushnik T, Heinemann AW, Heller T, Libin AV, Sherer M, Starks J, Vandergoot D. Systematic reviews for informing rehabilitation practice: An introduction. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2012;93:912-918.

Sander AM, Raymer A, Wertheimer J, Paul D. Perceived roles and collaboration between neuropsychologists and speech-language pathologists in rehabilitation. Clin Neuropsychol. 2009 Sep;23(7):1196-212. PubMed PMID: 19728221.

Sander AM, Constantinidou F. The interdisciplinary team. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2008 Sep-Oct;23(5):271-2. PubMed PMID: 18815503.

Evans CC, Sherer M, Nakase-Richardson R, Mani T, Irby JW Jr. Evaluation of an interdisciplinary team intervention to improve therapeutic alliance in post-acute brain injury rehabilitation. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2008 Sep-Oct;23(5):329-38. PubMed PMID: 18815509.

Sander AM, Nakase-Richardson R, Constantinidou F, Wertheimer J, Paul DR. Memory assessment on an interdisciplinary rehabilitation team: a theoretically based framework. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2007 Nov;16(4):316-30. PubMed PMID: 17971492.

Sherer M, Evans CC, Leverenz J, Stouter J, Irby JW Jr, Lee JE, Yablon SA. Therapeutic alliance in post-acute brain injury rehabilitation: predictors of strength of alliance and impact of alliance on outcome. Brain Inj. 2007 Jun;21(7):663-72. PubMed PMID: 17653940.

Adams RA, Sherer M, Struchen MA, Nick TG. Post-acute brain injury rehabilitation for patients with stroke. Brain Inj. 2004 Aug;18(8):811-23. PubMed PMID: 15204321.

Sherer M, Meyers CA, Bergloff P. Efficacy of postacute brain injury rehabilitation for patients with primary malignant brain tumors. Cancer. 1997 Jul 15;80(2):250-7. PubMed PMID: 9217038.

Substance Abuse

Sander AM, Bogner J, Nick TG, Clark AN, Corrigan JD, Rozzell M. A randomized controlled trial of brief intervention for problem alcohol use in persons with traumatic brain injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2012;27:319-30.

Sander AM, Witol AD, Kreutzer JS. Alcohol use after traumatic brain injury: concordance of patients' and relatives' reports. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 1997 Feb;78(2):138-42. PubMed PMID: 9041893.

Sander AM, Nixon SJ, Parsons OA. Pretest expectancies and cognitive impairment in alcoholics. J Consult Clin Psychol. 1989 Dec;57(6):705-9. PubMed PMID: 2600240.

Vickery CD, Sherer M, Nick TG, Nakase-Richardson R, Corrigan JD, Hammond F, Macciocchi S, Ripley DL, Sander A. Relationships among premorbid alcohol use, acute intoxication, and early functional status after traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2008 Jan;89(1):48-55. PubMed PMID: 18164330.

Disorders of Consciousness

Nakase-Richardson R, Whyte J, Giacino JT, Pavawalla S, Barnett SD, Yablon SA, Sherer M, Kalmar K, Hammond FM, Greenwald B, Horn LJ, Seel R, McCarthy M, Tran J, Walker WC. Longitudinal Outcome of Patients with Disordered Consciousness in the NIDRR TBI Model Systems Programs. J Neurotrauma. 2011 Aug 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 21663544.

Seel RT, Sherer M, Whyte J, Katz DI, Giacino JT, Rosenbaum AM, Hammond FM, Kalmar K, Pape TL, Zafonte R, Biester RC, Kaelin D, Kean J, Zasler N. Assessment scales for disorders of consciousness: evidence-based recommendations for clinical practice and research. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2010 Dec;91(12):1795-813. Review. PubMed PMID: 21112421.

Nakase-Richardson R, Yablon SA, Sherer M, Nick TG, Evans CC. Emergence from minimally conscious state: insights from evaluation of posttraumatic confusion. Neurology. 2009 Oct 6;73(14):1120-6. PubMed PMID: 19805728.

Nakase-Richardson R, Yablon SA, Sherer M, Evans CC, Nick TG. Serial yes/no reliability after traumatic brain injury: implications regarding the operational criteria for emergence from the minimally conscious state. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2008 Feb;79(2):216-8. PubMed PMID: 18202213.

Ng WK, Thompson RN, Yablon SA, Sherer M. Conceptual dilemmas in evaluating individuals with severely impaired consciousness. Brain Inj. 2001 Jul;15(7):639-43. PubMed PMID: 11429092.

Emotional Functioning and Life Satisfaction

Hart T, Hoffman JM, Pretz C, Kennedy R, Clark AN, Brenner LA. A longitudinal study of major and minor depression following traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2012;93(8):1343-1349.

Davis LC, Sherer M, Sander AM, Bogner JA, Corrigan JD, Dijkers MP, Hanks RA, Bergquist TF, Seel RT. Pre-injury predictors of life satisfaction at one year after traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2012;93:1324-1330.

Maestas KL, Benge JF, Pastorek NJ, Lemaire A, Darrow R. Factor structure of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in OEF/OIF veterans presenting to a polytrauma clinic. Rehabil Psychol. 2011 Sep 19. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 21928917.

Hart T, Brenner L, Clark AN, Bogner JA, Novack TA, Chervoneva I, Nakase-Richardson R, Arango-Lasprilla JC. Major and minor depression after traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2011 Aug;92(8):1211-9. PubMed PMID: 21807140.

Evans CC, Sherer M, Nick TG, Nakase-Richardson R, Yablon SA. Early impaired self-awareness, depression, and subjective well-being following traumatic brain injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2005 Nov-Dec;20(6):488-500. PubMed PMID: 16304486.

Hicken BL, Putzke JD, Novack T, Sherer M, Richards JS. Life satisfaction following spinal cord and traumatic brain injury: a comparative study. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2002 May-Jun;39(3):359-65. PubMed PMID: 12173756.

Neuropsychological Assessment and Cognition

Hanks RA, Millis SR, Ricker JH, Giacino JT, Nakese-Richardson R, Frol AB, Novack TA, Kalmar K, Sherer M, Gordon WA. The predictive validity of a brief inpatient neuropsychologic battery for persons with traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2008 May;89(5):950-7. PubMed PMID: 18452745.

Kalmar K, Novack TA, Nakase-Richardson R, Sherer M, Frol AB, Gordon WA, Hanks RA, Giacino JT, Ricker JH. Feasibility of a brief neuropsychologic test battery during acute inpatient rehabilitation after traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2008 May;89(5):942-9. PubMed PMID: 18452744.

Sherer M, Stouter J, Hart T, Nakase-Richardson R, Olivier J, Manning E, Yablon SA. Computed tomography findings and early cognitive outcome after traumatic brain injury. Brain Inj. 2006 Sep;20(10):997-1005. PubMed PMID: 17046799.

Nakase-Thompson R, Manning E, Sherer M, Yablon SA, Gontkovsky SL, Vickery C. Brief assessment of severe language impairments: initial validation of the Mississippi aphasia screening test. Brain Inj. 2005 Aug 20;19(9):685-91. PubMed PMID: 16195182.

Atchison TB, Sander AM, Struchen MA, High WM Jr, Roebuck TM, Contant CF, Wefel JS, Novack TA, Sherer M. Relationship between neuropsychological test performance and productivity at 1-year following traumatic brain injury. Clin Neuropsychol. 2004 May;18(2):249-65. PubMed PMID: 15587672.

Sherer M, Nick TG, Millis SR, Novack TA. Use of the WCST and the WCST-64 in the assessment of traumatic brain injury. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2003 Jun;25(4):512-20. PubMed PMID: 12911105.

Kennedy RE, Nakase-Thompson R, Nick TG, Sherer M. Use of the cognitive test for delirium in patients with traumatic brain injury. Psychosomatics. 2003 Jul-Aug;44(4):283-9. PubMed PMID: 12832593.

King JH, Sweet JJ, Sherer M, Curtiss G, Vanderploeg RD. Validity indicators within the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test: application of new and previously researched multivariate procedures in multiple traumatic brain injury samples. Clin Neuropsychol. 2002 Dec;16(4):506-23. PubMed PMID: 12822059.

Millis SR, Rosenthal M, Novack TA, Sherer M, Nick TG, Kreutzer JS, High WM Jr, Ricker JH. Long-term neuropsychological outcome after traumatic brain injury. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2001 Aug;16(4):343-55. PubMed PMID: 11461657.

Boake C, Millis SR, High WM Jr, Delmonico RL, Kreutzer JS, Rosenthal M, Sherer M, Ivanhoe CB. Using early neuropsychologic testing to predict long-term productivity outcome from traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2001 Jun;82(6):761-8. PubMed PMID: 11387580.

Wilde MC, Boake C, Sherer M. Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised Block Design broken configuration errors in nonpenetrating traumatic brain injury. Appl Neuropsychol. 2000;7(4):208-14. PubMed PMID: 11296683.

Stallings G, Boake C, Sherer M. Comparison of the California Verbal Learning Test and the Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test in head-injured patients. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 1995 Oct;17(5):706-12. PubMed PMID: 8557811.

Driving

Novack TA, Labbe D, Grote M, Carlson N, Sherer M, Arango-Lasprilla JC, Bushnik T, Cifu D, Powell JM, Ripley D, Seel RT. Return to driving within 5 years of moderate-severe traumatic brain injury. Brain Inj. 2010;24(3):464-71. PubMed PMID: 20184403.

Rehabilitation Research

Malec JF, Hammond FM, Flanagan S, Kean J, Sander AM, Sherer M, Masel BE. Recommendations from the 2013 Galveston brain injury conference for implementation of a chronic care model in brain injury.  J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2013;28(6):476-483.

Sander AM, van Veldhoven LR, Backus D. Maximizing usability of evidence in rehabilitation practice: Tips for researchers. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2013;94(Suppl 1):S43-48.

Bell KR, Brockway JA, Hart T, Whyte J, Sherer M, Fraser RT, Temkin NR, Dikmen SS. Scheduled telephone intervention for traumatic brain injury: A multi-center randomized controlled trial. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2011;92:1552-1560.

Giacino JT, Whyte J, Bagiella E, Kalmar K, Childs N, Khademi A, Eifert B, Long D, Katz DI, Cho S, Yablon SA, Luther M, Hammond FM, Nordendo A, Novak P, Mercer M, Maurer-Karattup P, Sherer M. Placebo controlled trial of amantadine for severe traumatic brain injury. New Engl J Med. 2012;366:819-826.

Seel RT, Steyerberg EW, Malec J, Sherer M, Macciocchi S. Developing and evaluating prediction models in neurorehabilitation populations. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2012;93(8 Suppl 2):S138-153.

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Nakase-Richardson R, Sherer M, Barnett SD, Yablon SA, Evans CC, Kretzmer T, Schwartz DJ, Modarres M.  Prospective evaluation of the nature, course, and impact of acute sleep abnormality after traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2013;94(5):875-882.

Yablon SA, Rock WA Jr, Nick TG, Sherer M, McGrath CM, Goodson KH. Deep vein thrombosis: prevalence and risk factors in rehabilitation admissions with brain injury. Neurology. 2004 Aug 10;63(3):485-91. PubMed PMID: 15304579.