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Title: Measuring appraisals following acquired spinal cord injury: A psychometric analysis of the primary and secondary appraisals of disability scale (PSADS)
Author: Marshall, Rachel Elizabeth
ISNI:       0000 0001 3619 7472
Awarding Body: Oxford University
Current Institution: University of Oxford
Date of Award: 2008
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Described as one of the most challenging events an individual can face (Evans et al., in press), the legacy of impairment following Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) often has lifelong consequences. Appraisals have been highlighted as a potentially important, but under researched construct, with regard to adjustment to SCI (Pollard & Kennedy, 2007). Furthermore, it has been argued that self-report measures specifically designed for SCI should be developed (Elfstrom et al, 2002). The current study aimed to develop a -reliable and valid appraisal scale (The Primary and Secondary Appraisals of Disability Scale; PSADS) for adult SCI populations.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (D.Clin.Psy.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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