Heather G Belanger

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Factors moderating neuropsychological outcomes following mild traumatic brain injury: a meta-analysis
    Heather G Belanger
    James A Haley Veterans Hospital, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 11:215-27. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessing motor and cognitive regulation in AD, MCI, and controls using the Behavioral Dyscontrol Scale
    Heather G Belanger
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 20:183-9. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint The neuropsychological impact of sports-related concussion: a meta-analysis
    Heather G Belanger
    James A Haley Veterans Hospital, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 117, 13000 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 11:345-57. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Utility of mechanism-of-injury-based assessment and treatment: Blast Injury Program case illustration
    Heather G Belanger
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA, James A Haley Veterans Hospital, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 42:403-12. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Initial developmental process of a VA semistructured clinical interview for TBI identification
    Rodney D Vanderploeg
    Department of Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences, James A Haley Veterans Hospital, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 49:545-56. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Awareness problems following moderate to severe traumatic brain injury: Prevalence, assessment methods, and injury correlates
    Rodney D Vanderploeg
    Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, James A Haley Veterans Hospital, 13000 N Bruce B Downs Blvd, 116B, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 44:937-50. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Characterizing wandering behaviors in persons with traumatic brain injury residing in veterans health administration nursing homes
    Heather G Belanger
    Department of Mental Health and Behavioral Science, James A Haley Veterans Administration Medical Center, Tampa, FL, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:244-50. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Health outcomes associated with military deployment: mild traumatic brain injury, blast, trauma, and combat associations in the Florida National Guard
    Rodney D Vanderploeg
    Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences Psychology Service, James A Haley Veterans Hospital, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:1887-95. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Mild traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress disorder and their associations with health symptoms
    Rodney D Vanderploeg
    Department of Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences and Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, James A Haley Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:1084-93. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Symptom complaints following reports of blast versus non-blast mild TBI: does mechanism of injury matter?
    Heather G Belanger
    Department of Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences, James A Haley VA, Tampa, FL, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 25:702-15. 2011

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Factors moderating neuropsychological outcomes following mild traumatic brain injury: a meta-analysis
    Heather G Belanger
    James A Haley Veterans Hospital, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 11:215-27. 2005
    ..74 and .78, respectively at 3 months or greater). Indeed, litigation was associated with stable or worsening of cognitive functioning over time. The implications and limitations of these findings are discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessing motor and cognitive regulation in AD, MCI, and controls using the Behavioral Dyscontrol Scale
    Heather G Belanger
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 20:183-9. 2005
    ..Performance on the BDS was an independent predictor of ADLs in patient groups after controlling for the effects of performance on a memory measure...
  3. ncbi request reprint The neuropsychological impact of sports-related concussion: a meta-analysis
    Heather G Belanger
    James A Haley Veterans Hospital, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 117, 13000 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 11:345-57. 2005
    ..Specifically, delayed memory in studies utilizing a control group remained problematic at 7 days. The implications and limitations of these findings are discussed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Utility of mechanism-of-injury-based assessment and treatment: Blast Injury Program case illustration
    Heather G Belanger
    Department of Veterans Affairs VA, James A Haley Veterans Hospital, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 42:403-12. 2005
    ..Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa, Florida. Case examples illustrate the utility of this approach with regard to more comprehensive assessment and treatment, as well as the possibility for secondary prevention...
  5. ncbi request reprint Initial developmental process of a VA semistructured clinical interview for TBI identification
    Rodney D Vanderploeg
    Department of Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences, James A Haley Veterans Hospital, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 49:545-56. 2012
    ..This article describes the six-step developmental methodology and presents the resulting semistructured interview and accompanying manual...
  6. ncbi request reprint Awareness problems following moderate to severe traumatic brain injury: Prevalence, assessment methods, and injury correlates
    Rodney D Vanderploeg
    Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, James A Haley Veterans Hospital, 13000 N Bruce B Downs Blvd, 116B, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 44:937-50. 2007
    ..Correlations revealed that as time postinjury increased, patients showed more accurate self-awareness than those whose injuries were more recent. Family members and patients agreed about preinjury functioning...
  7. doi request reprint Characterizing wandering behaviors in persons with traumatic brain injury residing in veterans health administration nursing homes
    Heather G Belanger
    Department of Mental Health and Behavioral Science, James A Haley Veterans Administration Medical Center, Tampa, FL, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:244-50. 2008
    ..To examine the prevalence and correlates of wandering in persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI) in nursing homes (NHs)...
  8. doi request reprint Health outcomes associated with military deployment: mild traumatic brain injury, blast, trauma, and combat associations in the Florida National Guard
    Rodney D Vanderploeg
    Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences Psychology Service, James A Haley Veterans Hospital, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:1887-95. 2012
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  9. doi request reprint Mild traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress disorder and their associations with health symptoms
    Rodney D Vanderploeg
    Department of Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences and Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, James A Haley Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:1084-93. 2009
    ..To determine the association of various symptoms and psychiatric diagnoses with a remote history of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) and a current diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
  10. doi request reprint Symptom complaints following reports of blast versus non-blast mild TBI: does mechanism of injury matter?
    Heather G Belanger
    Department of Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences, James A Haley VA, Tampa, FL, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 25:702-15. 2011
    ..Findings suggest that greater symptom reporting is most strongly related to emotional distress...
  11. doi request reprint Symptom complaints following combat-related traumatic brain injury: relationship to traumatic brain injury severity and posttraumatic stress disorder
    Heather G Belanger
    Department of Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences, James A Haley VA, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 16:194-9. 2010
    ..4) than the moderate-to-severe group (adjusted mean = 21.8). These findings suggest that much of the symptom complaints in mildly injured patients may be due to emotional distress...
  12. doi request reprint Postconcussive symptom complaints and potentially malleable positive predictors
    Heather G Belanger
    Department of Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences, James A Haley VA, Tampa, FL, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 27:343-55. 2013
    ..Taken together, knowledge, self-efficacy, and attributions contribute independently to PCS severity. Additional research is needed to determine if these factors are amenable to intervention...
  13. ncbi request reprint Long-term neuropsychological outcomes following mild traumatic brain injury
    Rodney D Vanderploeg
    Department of Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences, James A Haley VAMC, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 11:228-36. 2005
    ..These results show that MTBI can have adverse long-term neuropsychological outcomes on subtle aspects of complex attention and working memory...
  14. doi request reprint Cognitive sequelae of blast-related versus other mechanisms of brain trauma
    Heather G Belanger
    Department of Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences, James A Haley Veterans Hospital, Tampa, Florida
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 15:1-8. 2009
    ..Additional findings included a marginally increased incidence of reported posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms among blast-injured participants. (JINS, 2009, 15, 1-8.)...
  15. doi request reprint Neuropsychological performance following a history of multiple self-reported concussions: a meta-analysis
    Heather G Belanger
    Department of Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences, James A Haley VA, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 16:262-7. 2010
    ..06). However, follow-up analyses revealed that multiple self-reported MTBI was associated with poorer performance on measures of delayed memory and executive functioning. The implications and limitations of these findings are discussed...
  16. doi request reprint Screening for a remote history of mild traumatic brain injury: when a good idea is bad
    Rodney D Vanderploeg
    Departments of Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences, James A Haley VA Hospital, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 28:211-8. 2013
    ..Both the Departments of Defense and Veterans Health Administration have developed and implemented screening procedures for identification of possible deployment-related traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  17. doi request reprint Validity of the Veterans Health Administration's traumatic brain injury screen
    Heather G Belanger
    Department of Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences, James A Haley VA, Tampa, FL, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:1234-9. 2012
    ..To compare the results of Veterans Affairs' (VA's) initial traumatic brain injury (TBI) Clinical Reminder Screen with the more extensive second-level Comprehensive TBI Evaluation in a national sample...
  18. ncbi request reprint Executive control and learning pattern on the CVLT
    Brian K Lebowitz
    James A Haley Veterans Hospital, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 28:1208-17. 2006
    ..Taken together, the results of the study suggest that an early drop, followed by a recovery in learning trial performance, is associated with executive dyscontrol...
  19. ncbi request reprint Mechanism-of-injury approach to evaluating patients with blast-related polytrauma
    Steven G Scott
    US Department of Veterans Affairs, James A Haley Veterans Hospital, Tampa, FL 33612 4745, USA
    J Am Osteopath Assoc 106:265-70. 2006
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  20. ncbi request reprint The Key Behaviors Change Inventory and executive functioning in an elderly clinic sample
    Heather G Belanger
    James A Haley VA Medical Center, Tampa, FL, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 16:251-7. 2002
    ..Results provide convergent and discriminant validity support for the KBCI. The KBCI may be a useful tool for assessing and tracking the executive, behavioral, and emotional sequelae of neurologic disorders...
  21. doi request reprint Consolidation deficits in traumatic brain injury: The core and residual verbal memory defect
    Rodney D Vanderploeg
    a Department of Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences, James A Haley VA, Tampa, FL, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 36:58-73. 2014
    ..These deficits are reflected in relatively more rapid forgetting through 1 year post injury and relatively less proactive interference up to 6 months post injury. ..
  22. ncbi request reprint Recent neuroimaging techniques in mild traumatic brain injury
    Heather G Belanger
    James A Haley Veterans Hospital, 13000 Bruce B Downs Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 19:5-20. 2007
    ..Particular promise is evident with fMRI, PET, and SPECT scanning, as demonstrated by associations between brain activation and clinical outcomes...
  23. doi request reprint The Veterans Health Administration's (VHA's) Polytrauma System of Care for mild traumatic brain injury: costs, benefits, and controversies
    Heather G Belanger
    Department of Psychology, James A Haley VeteransHospital, 13000 Bruce B Downs Blvd, 117, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 24:4-13. 2009
    ..Complicating factors such as increased media attention and other contextual factors are discussed...
  24. doi request reprint Screening for postdeployment conditions: development and cross-validation of an embedded validity scale in the neurobehavioral symptom inventory
    Rodney D Vanderploeg
    Departments of Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences Drs Vanderploeg, Bélanger, and Donnell, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Dr Scott and Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Rehabilitation Research and Development RR and D Center of Excellence Maximizing Rehabilitation Outcomes Drs Vanderploeg, Bélanger, and Scott, James A Haley Veterans Hospital, Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center Drs Vanderploeg, Bélanger, Donnell, and Scott, and Department of Psychology Drs Vanderploeg and Belanger and Psychiatry and Neurosciences Dr Vanderploeg, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center Drs Cooper and Kennedy and Neurology Service, Department of Medicine Drs Cooper and Kennedy, San Antonio Military Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas and Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic, Darnall Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas Dr Hopewell
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 29:1-10. 2014
    ..To develop and cross-validate internal validity scales for the Neurobehavioral Symptom Inventory (NSI)...
  25. doi request reprint Pilot of a novel intervention for postconcussive symptoms in active duty, veterans, and civilians
    Emily G King
    Department of Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences, James A Haley VA, Tampa, FL, USA
    Rehabil Psychol 58:272-9. 2013
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Postdoctoral recruitment in neuropsychology: a review and call for inter-organizational action
    Heather G Belanger
    James A Haley Veterans Hospital, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 27:159-75. 2013
    ..We propose that focused efforts are needed involving multiple organizations to enhance the match, including the Clinical Neuropsychology Synarchy (CNS) as our specialty council and the multiple organizations represented on the CNS...
  27. ncbi request reprint Patient dignity in persons with spinal cord injury
    Heather G Belanger
    Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, James A Haley Veterans Hospital, University of South Florida College of Nursing, Tampa, Florida, USA
    SCI Nurs 20:25-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this article is, therefore, to critically review the relevant literature on patient dignity with an aim toward eventual development and validation of a Dignity Assessment Tool...