Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2021 Driving patterns, confidence, and perception of abilities following moderate to severe traumatic brain injury: a TBI model system studyBrain Injury.  35:863-870. 2021
2019 Sleep following traumatic brain injury (TBI): experiences and influencing factorsBrain Injury.  33:1624-1632. 2019
2019 Resilience Among Caregivers of Injured Service Members: Finding the Strengths in CaregivingArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  100:S76-S84. 2019
2018 Change in body mass index within the first-year post-injury: a VA Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) model systems studyBrain Injury.  32:986-993. 2018
2018 Longitudinal Examination of Resilience After Traumatic Brain Injury: A Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems StudyArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  99:264-271. 2018
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 SurvivorsArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  98:2288-2294. 2017
2016 Impact of religious attendance on psychosocial outcomes for individuals with traumatic brain injury: A NIDILRR funded TBI Model Systems studyBrain Injury.  30:1605-1611. 2016
2016 Health literacy in older adults with and without low visionAmerican Journal of Occupational Therapy.  70. 2016
2016 Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Correlates of Anxiety at 1 Year after Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain InjuryArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  97:701-707. 2016
2016 Resilience Following Traumatic Brain Injury: A Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems StudyArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  97:708-713. 2016
2014 Recovery over 6 months of medical decision-making capacity after traumatic brain injuryArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  95:2296-2303. 2014
2007 Development of a nursing home vision-targeted health-related quality of life questionnaire for older adultsAging and Mental Health.  11:722-733. 2007
2005 Impairment and partial recovery of medical decision-making capacity in traumatic brain injury: A 6-month longitudinal studyArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  86:889-895. 2005

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
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

  • Career Development Award  awarded by Research to Prevent Blindness
  • 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
  • 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
  • Continuation - Mental Health Services for Persons and Families with Vision Impairments  awarded by EyeSight Foundation of Alabama ^
  • Continuation: Mental Health Services for Persons and Families with Vision Impairments  awarded by EyeSight Foundation of Alabama ^
  • Continuation: Mental Health Services for Persons and Families with Vision Impairments  awarded by EyeSight Foundation of Alabama ^
  • Continuation: Mental Health Services for Persons and Family with Vision Impairments  awarded by EyeSight Foundation of Alabama ^
  • Enhancing Glaucoma Medication Adherence Among African Americans  awarded by National Eye Institute/NIH/DHHS
  • Evaluation of the Lakeshore Foundation Lima Foxtrot Programs for Injured Military  awarded by LAKESHORE FOUNDATION
  • Mental Health Services for Person and Families with Vision Impairments  awarded by EyeSight Foundation of Alabama ^
  • Mental Health Services for Persons and Families with Vision Impairments  awarded by EyeSight Foundation of Alabama ^
  • Problem Solving Training and Low Vision Rehabilitation  awarded by National Eye Institute/NIH/DHHS
  • Problem Solving Training and Low Vision Rehabilitation  awarded by EyeSight Foundation of Alabama ^
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, Central Michigan University 2002
  • Full Name

  • Laura Dreer