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Title: Assessment of sexuality following traumatic brain injury: validation of the brain injury questionnaire of sexuality.
Epworth Authors: Stolwyk, Rene
Downing, Marina
Ponsford, Jennie
Other Authors: Taffe, John
Kreutzer, Jeffrey
Zasler, Nathan
Keywords: Assessment
Sexual Function
Traumatic Brain Injury
Sexual Well-being
Sexual Dysfunction, Physiological
Sexual Dysfunctions, Psychological
Brain Injuries
Monash-Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre, Richmond, Victoria, Australia.
Issue Date: May-2013
Citation: J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2013 May-Jun;28(3):164-70.
Abstract: BACKGROUND: The importance of effectively identifying and managing sexuality issues following acquired brain injury is being increasingly recognized within clinical and research domains. However, a tool specifically developed to measure sexuality following brain injury is yet to be validated. OBJECTIVES: In this study, the reliability and validity of the Brain Injury Questionnaire of Sexuality (BIQS) was evaluated.
DOI: doi: 10.1097/HTR.0b013e31828197d1.
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ISSN: 0885-9701
Journal Title: Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation.
Type: Journal Article
Affiliated Organisations: School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Monash-Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
National Trauma Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Concussion Care Centre of Virginia, Ltd., Tree of Life Services, Inc., and Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia.
Type of Clinical Study or Trial: Validation Study
Appears in Collections:Mental Health

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