Journal article

A preliminary psychometric evaluation of the interpersonal communication competence scale for aquired brain injury

F BAKER, S Hald, Hmo ridder

Brain Injury | Informa Healthcare | Published : 2015

Abstract

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the psychometric properties of two adapted versions of the interpersonal communication competence scale (ICCS) that were applied to people with acquired brain injury (ABI). Construct validity was tested for both new scales and a factor extraction was performed on the proxy-rating version aiming to establish if it revealed meaningful constructs. METHODS: ICCS was translated from English to Danish language, pilot tested and slightly modified for use as a self-rating scale with people with ABI. A relative/staff version of the scale was also constructed for testing. Participants with medium-to-severe ABI self-rated their interpersonal communication skills using the..

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