R L I Wood

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wales
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Psychosocial adjustment 17 years after severe brain injury
    R L Wood
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:71-3. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint The ecological validity of executive tests in a severely brain injured sample
    Rodger Ll Wood
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 21:429-37. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Recognising and assessing neurobehavioural disability after traumatic brain injury
    Rodger Ll Wood
    College of Human and Health Science, Vivian Building, Swansea University, Swansea SA2 8PP, Wales, UK
    NeuroRehabilitation 32:699-706. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Alexithymia and avoidance coping following traumatic brain injury
    Rodger Ll Wood
    Brain Injury Research Group, Department of Psychology, School of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 28:98-105. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Decision making after traumatic brain injury: a temporal discounting paradigm
    Rodger Ll Wood
    Psychology Department, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 19:181-8. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Assessment of neurobehavioural disability: a review of existing measures and recommendations for a comprehensive assessment tool
    R Ll Wood
    Swansea University, Swansea, UK
    Brain Inj 22:905-18. 2008
  7. doi request reprint The scientist-practitioner model: how do advances in clinical and cognitive neuroscience affect neuropsychology in the courtroom?
    Rodger Ll Wood
    Brain Injury Research Group, School of Human Sciences, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 24:88-99. 2009
  8. doi request reprint The impact of alexithymia on somatization after traumatic brain injury
    Rodger Ll Wood
    Brain Injury Research Group, Psychology Department, School of Human Sciences, Swansea University, Swansea, UK
    Brain Inj 23:649-54. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Psychological factors contributing to perceptions pain intensity after acute orthopaedic injury
    Rodger Ll Wood
    School of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University, UK
    Injury 42:1214-8. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Role of alexithymia in suicide ideation after traumatic brain injury
    Rodger L L Wood
    Brain Injury Research Group, Department of Psychology, School of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, UK
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 16:1108-14. 2010

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Psychosocial adjustment 17 years after severe brain injury
    R L Wood
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:71-3. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The ecological validity of executive tests in a severely brain injured sample
    Rodger Ll Wood
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 21:429-37. 2006
    ..An index of insight was not correlated with any of the executive tests. It is concluded that these tests have limited ecological validity when used to assess patients following severe head trauma...
  3. doi request reprint Recognising and assessing neurobehavioural disability after traumatic brain injury
    Rodger Ll Wood
    College of Human and Health Science, Vivian Building, Swansea University, Swansea SA2 8PP, Wales, UK
    NeuroRehabilitation 32:699-706. 2013
    ..Close relationships are at risk and many partnerships break down, increasing the risk of social isolation and subsequent psychological distress to the survivor...
  4. doi request reprint Alexithymia and avoidance coping following traumatic brain injury
    Rodger Ll Wood
    Brain Injury Research Group, Department of Psychology, School of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 28:98-105. 2013
    ..Difficulties expressing emotion and identifying feelings are features of alexithymia, which is prevalent following TBI...
  5. doi request reprint Decision making after traumatic brain injury: a temporal discounting paradigm
    Rodger Ll Wood
    Psychology Department, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 19:181-8. 2013
    ..Performance was relatively independent of intelligence, memory and standard tests of executive ability and may therefore assist when assessing a patient's mental capacity to manage their financial affairs...
  6. doi request reprint Assessment of neurobehavioural disability: a review of existing measures and recommendations for a comprehensive assessment tool
    R Ll Wood
    Swansea University, Swansea, UK
    Brain Inj 22:905-18. 2008
    ..It is the authors' intention to use this review to encourage researchers to develop new NBD measurement tools...
  7. doi request reprint The scientist-practitioner model: how do advances in clinical and cognitive neuroscience affect neuropsychology in the courtroom?
    Rodger Ll Wood
    Brain Injury Research Group, School of Human Sciences, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 24:88-99. 2009
    ....
  8. doi request reprint The impact of alexithymia on somatization after traumatic brain injury
    Rodger Ll Wood
    Brain Injury Research Group, Psychology Department, School of Human Sciences, Swansea University, Swansea, UK
    Brain Inj 23:649-54. 2009
    ..The current study therefore examined relationships between alexithymia, affective distress and somatization in a TBI sample...
  9. doi request reprint Psychological factors contributing to perceptions pain intensity after acute orthopaedic injury
    Rodger Ll Wood
    School of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University, UK
    Injury 42:1214-8. 2011
    ..This could lead to effective early intervention using psychological methods of pain management to reduce the risk of acute pain evolving into a chronic pain disorder...
  10. doi request reprint Role of alexithymia in suicide ideation after traumatic brain injury
    Rodger L L Wood
    Brain Injury Research Group, Department of Psychology, School of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, UK
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 16:1108-14. 2010
    ..The results of this study suggest that increased attention should be directed toward emotional change after TBI, as alexithymia may mediate the development of worthlessness and, in turn, increase the risk of SI...
  11. doi request reprint Applications of operant learning theory to the management of challenging behavior after traumatic brain injury
    Rodger Ll Wood
    Psychology Department, Swansea University, Swansea, United Kingdom
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 26:202-11. 2011
    ..Future developments in the application of learning theory are also considered...
  12. doi request reprint Long-term outcome of serious traumatic brain injury
    R Ll Wood
    University of Wales Swansea and Welsh Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, School of Human Sciences, Swansea, Wales, UK
    Eur J Anaesthesiol Suppl 42:115-22. 2008
    ..This article will attempt to briefly review the main sources of evidence contributing to long-term outcome following serious head trauma...
  13. ncbi request reprint Understanding the 'miserable minority': a diasthesis-stress paradigm for post-concussional syndrome
    R Ll Wood
    University of Wales, Swansea, Wales, UK
    Brain Inj 18:1135-53. 2004
    ..Finally, the rationale and effectiveness of interventions that ameliorate the impact of early post-concussional symptoms is reviewed to see if prevention of the post-concussional syndrome is more effective than cure...
  14. ncbi request reprint Long-term neuropsychological impact of brief occupational exposure to organic solvents
    Rodger Ll Wood
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 20:655-65. 2005
    ..Discrepancy scores between the NART and the WAIS suggest subtle but statistically significant decline in performance IQ following solvent exposure...
  15. ncbi request reprint The impact of head injury neurobehavioural sequelae on personal relationships: preliminary findings
    R L Wood
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    Brain Inj 19:845-51. 2005
    ..Existing evidence suggests that neurobehavioural disability is a frequent legacy of serious head trauma and has a major impact on the psychological well-being of relatives and friends of people with brain injuries...
  16. ncbi request reprint The effect of litigation on long term cognitive and psychosocial outcome after severe brain injury
    Rodger Ll Wood
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 21:239-46. 2006
    ..The results of this study are consistent with data from another study that assessed litigants and non-litigants after severe head injury, but differs from studies that examine cases of minor injury...
  17. ncbi request reprint The impact of mild developmental learning difficulties on neuropsychological recovery from head trauma
    Rodger L L Wood
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, Wales, UK
    Brain Inj 20:477-84. 2006
    ..To investigate the prevalence of mild developmental learning difficulties (MDLD) in a group of patients who had sustained head trauma, to determine the impact on cognitive and neurobehavioural recovery...
  18. pmc Long-term effect of head trauma on intellectual abilities: a 16-year outcome study
    R L I Wood
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:1180-4. 2006
    ..Intelligence was assessed in a group of 74 people with head injury, 16 years after injury (mean 16.77 years; range 10-32 years), and compared with their performance when assessed at an early stage in recovery (mean 1.05 years)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Demographic and cognitive predictors of long-term psychosocial outcome following traumatic brain injury
    Rodger L Wood
    Department of Psychology, School of Human Sciences, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, United Kingdom
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:350-8. 2006
    ..Results partially support Kendall and Terry's model but the variables that significantly influence outcome seem to be determined by the outcome dimensions selected...
  20. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological correlates of organic alexithymia
    Rodger Ll Wood
    Brain Injury Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea, United Kingdom
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:471-9. 2007
    ..The results of this study suggest that increased neuropsychological attention should be directed towards emotional change after head injury and its relationship with cognition and psychosocial outcome...
  21. doi request reprint The role of anxiety sensitivity in symptom perception after minor head injury: an exploratory study
    Rodger Ll Wood
    Brain Injury Research Group, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, UK
    Brain Inj 25:1296-9. 2011
    ..AS, therefore, has the potential to mediate perception of and reaction to post-concussion symptoms at an early stage of recovery, increasing the risk of a protracted and incomplete recovery...
  22. doi request reprint Inability to empathize following traumatic brain injury
    Rodger L L Wood
    Brain Injury Research Group, Department of Psychology, School of Human Sciences, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, UK
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 14:289-96. 2008
    ..A high proportion of TBI patients lack the ability to empathize, but the deficit does not appear related to any specific cognitive impairment and cannot be predicted by measures of affect...