Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2018 Suicide and traumatic brain injury: a review by clinical researchers from the National Institute for Disability and Independent Living Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) and Veterans Health Administration Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems.Curr Opin Psychol.  22:73-78. 2018
2018 Rehabilitation Referral for Patients With Irreversible Vision Impairment Seen in a Public Safety-Net Eye Clinic.JAMA Ophthalmology.  136:400-408. 2018
2018 Change in body mass index within the first-year post-injury: a VA Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) model systems study.Brain Injury.  32:986-993. 2018
2017 A review of the literature on pediatric concussions and return-to-learn (RTL): Implications for RTL policy, research, and practice.Rehabilitation Psychology.  62:300-323. 2017
2017 Longitudinal Examination of Resilience After Traumatic Brain Injury: A Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Study.Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  99:264-271. 2017
2017 Relationship Stability After Traumatic Brain Injury Among Veterans and Service Members: A VA TBI Model Systems Study.Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation.  32:234-244. 2017
2017 Characteristics of Firearm Brain Injury Survivors in the Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems (TBIMS) National Database: A Comparison of Assault and Self-Inflicted Injury Survivors.Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  98:2288-2294. 2017
2017 Predictors of Employment Outcomes in Veterans With Traumatic Brain Injury: A VA Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Study.Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation.  32:271-282. 2017
2016 Factors Associated With Rehabilitation Outcomes After Traumatic Brain Injury: Comparing Functional Outcomes Between TBIMS Centers Using Hierarchical Linear Modeling.Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation.  32:E1-E10. 2016
2016 Incidence and risk factors of posttraumatic seizures following traumatic brain injury: A Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Study.Epilepsia.  57:1968-1977. 2016
2016 Academic Difficulty and Vision Symptoms in Children with Concussion.Optometry and Vision Science.  94:60-67. 2016
2016 Twelve-month recovery of medical decision-making capacity following traumatic brain injury.Neurology.  87:1052-1059. 2016
2016 Prognostic models for predicting posttraumatic seizures during acute hospitalization, and at 1 and 2 years following traumatic brain injury.Epilepsia.  57:1503-1514. 2016
2016 Examination of Teacher Knowledge, Dissemination Preferences, and Classroom Management of Student Concussions: Implications for Return-to-Learn Protocols.Health Promotion Practice.  18:428-436. 2016
2016 Health Literacy in Older Adults With and Without Low Vision.American Journal of Occupational Therapy.  70:7003270010p1-7003270010p7. 2016
2016 Neurocognitive Models of Medical Decision-Making Capacity in Traumatic Brain Injury Across Injury Severity.Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation.  31:E49-E59. 2016
2016 Trajectories of Life Satisfaction Over the First 10 Years After Traumatic Brain Injury: Race, Gender, and Functional Ability.Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation.  31:167-179. 2016
2016 Feasibility, Patient Acceptability, and Preliminary Efficacy of a Culturally Informed, Health Promotion Program to Improve Glaucoma Medication Adherence Among African Americans: "Glaucoma Management Optimism for African Americans Living with Glaucoma" (GOAL).Current Eye Research.  41:50-58. 2016
2016 Impact of religious attendance on psychosocial outcomes for individuals with traumatic brain injury: A NIDILRR funded TBI Model Systems study.Brain Injury.  30:1605-1611. 2016
2015 Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Correlates of Anxiety at 1 Year After Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury.Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  97:701-707. 2015
2015 Resilience Following Traumatic Brain Injury: A Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Study.Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  97:708-713. 2015
2015 Trajectories of life satisfaction after traumatic brain injury: Influence of life roles, age, cognitive disability, and depressive symptoms.Rehabilitation Psychology.  60:353-364. 2015
2014 Recovery over 6 months of medical decision-making capacity after traumatic brain injury.Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  95:2296-2303. 2014
2014 Post-traumatic epilepsy: current and emerging treatment options.Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment.  10:1469-1477. 2014
2014 Recovery over 6 months of medical decision-making capacity after traumatic brain injuryArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  95:2296-2303. 2014
2014 Strategic Planning for Recruitment and Retention of Older African Americans in Health Promotion Research Programs.Journal of health disparities research and practice.  7:14-33. 2014
2013 Glaucoma medication adherence among African Americans: program development.Optometry and Vision Science.  90:883-897. 2013
2012 Neurocognitive predictors of financial capacity in traumatic brain injury.Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation.  27:E81-E90. 2012
2012 Determinants of medication adherence to topical glaucoma therapy.Journal of Glaucoma.  21:234-240. 2012
2012 Financial capacity following traumatic brain injury: a six-month longitudinal study.Rehabilitation Psychology.  57:5-12. 2012
2010 The personal burden of decreased vision-targeted health-related quality of life in nursing home residents.Journal of Aging and Health.  22:504-521. 2010
2009 Efficient assessment of social problem-solving abilities in medical and rehabilitation settings: a Rasch analysis of the Social Problem-Solving Inventory-Revised.Journal of Clinical Psychology.  65:653-669. 2009
2009 Family caregiver social problem-solving abilities and adjustment to caring for a relative with vision loss.Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science.  50:1585-1592. 2009
2009 Family Functioning and Low Vision: A Systematic Review.Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness.  103:137-149. 2009
2008 Cognitive Predictors of Medical Decision-Making Capacity in Traumatic Brain Injury.Rehabilitation Psychology.  53:486-497. 2008
2008 Adolescent psychiatric patients and their parents: comparison with a non-clinical cohort.International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health.  20:405-418. 2008
2008 Cognitive appraisals, distress and disability among persons in low vision rehabilitation.British Journal of Health Psychology.  13:449-461. 2008
2007 Development of a nursing home vision-targeted health-related quality of life questionnaire for older adults.Aging and Mental Health.  11:722-733. 2007
2007 Family Caregivers of Persons With Spinal Cord Injury: Predicting Caregivers at Risk for Probable Depression.Rehabilitation Psychology.  52:351-357. 2007
2006 Focus groups with persons who have age-related macular degeneration: Emotional issuesRehabilitation Psychology.  51:23-29. 2006
2005 Tactile analogue scale instrument for investigation of low vision patient psychological characteristicsInternational Congress Series.  1282:125-128. 2005
2005 Social problem-solving abilities and psychological adjustment of persons in low vision rehabilitationRehabilitation Psychology.  50:232-238. 2005
2005 Impairment and partial recovery of medical decision-making capacity in traumatic brain injury: a 6-month longitudinal study.Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  86:889-895. 2005
2004 Caregiver social problem solving abilities and family member adjustment following congestive heart failureJournal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings.  11:151-157. 2004
2004 Binge drinking and college students: An investigation of social problem-solving abilitiesJournal of College Student Development.  45:303-315. 2004
2004 Violent couples: Coping and communication skillsJournal of Family Violence.  19:131-137. 2004
2004 Social Problem-Solving Abilities and Health Behaviors Among Persons With Recent-Onset Spinal Cord Injury.Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings.  11:7-13. 2004
2000 Measuring patient symptom change on rural psychiatry units: utility of the symptom checklist-90 revised.Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.  61:493-497. 2000
Rehospitalization Over 10 Years Among Survivors of TBI: A National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Study.Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation.  32:147-157.

Chapter

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2008 Social Problem Solving, Personality Disorder, and Substance Abuse.  67-89. 2008
2006 Assessing competency in patients with Alzheimer's disease 2006

Principal Investigator On

  • Enhancing Glaucoma Medication Adherence Among African Americans  awarded by National Eye Institute/NIH/DHHS 2015 - 2020
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Caregivers of Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom (OIF/OEF) Service Members with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) - Field-Initiated Program  awarded by Administration for Community Living/DHHS 2015 - 2016
  • Mental Health Services for Persons and Families with Vision Impairments  awarded by EyeSight Foundation of Alabama 2014 - 2016
  • Continuation: Mental Health Services for Persons and Families with Vision Impairments  awarded by EyeSight Foundation of Alabama 2013 - 2015
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Caregivers of Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom (OIF/OEF) Service Members with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)  awarded by Department of Education 2012 - 2015
  • Evaluation of the Lakeshore Foundation Lima Foxtrot Programs for Injured Military  awarded by LAKESHORE FOUNDATION 2011 - 2014
  • Career Development Award  awarded by Research to Prevent Blindness 2009 - 2013
  • Continuation - Mental Health Services for Persons and Families with Vision Impairments  awarded by EyeSight Foundation of Alabama 2012 - 2013
  • Problem Solving Training and Low Vision Rehabilitation  awarded by National Eye Institute/NIH/DHHS 2006 - 2013
  • Continuation: Mental Health Services for Persons and Families with Vision Impairments  awarded by EyeSight Foundation of Alabama 2011 - 2012
  • Continuation: Mental Health Services for Persons and Family with Vision Impairments  awarded by EyeSight Foundation of Alabama 2010 - 2012
  • Mental Health Services for Person and Families with Vision Impairments  awarded by EyeSight Foundation of Alabama 2009 - 2011
  • Problem Solving Training and Low Vision Rehabilitation  awarded by EyeSight Foundation of Alabama 2006 - 2011
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, Central Michigan University
  • Full Name

  • Laura Dreer
  • Blazerid

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