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Resource Facilitation-Best Practices Manual for Return to Work/School

Resource Facilitation: Indiana Best Practices Manual for Return-to- Work or Return-to-School     Click on the read more button to get a link to download the full manual.  Once you… Read More

Multicenter Evaluation of Memory Remediation after TBI with Donepezil (MEMRI-TBI-D Study)

Multicenter Evaluation of Memory Remediation after TBI with Donepezil (MEMRI-TBI-D Study) March 10, 2015 Flora Hammond, MD (PI); Funded by National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR).  This study… Read More

Lifestyle Management in Spinal Cord Injury

New RHI Research Study, seeking participants: Lifestyle Management in Spinal Cord Injury: This pilot study is modeled on a successful lifestyle change program conducted at the University of Pittsburgh.  Based… Read More

Brain Injury Association of America ~ The Challenge

Flora M. Hammond, M.D. is featured as one of the TBI Model Systems Researchers in the Fall Edition of the Brain Injury Association of America ‘The Challenge’ Publication. Click on… Read More

Flora M. Hammond, M.D. Joins Medical Issues Panel of BIAA /Mount Sinai TBI Rehabilitation Guidelines Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 24, 2014   CONTACT: Stephanie S. Hale, BAA, Marketing Public Relations and Marketing Off.: 317-329-2093 Cell: 317-626-2910 stephanie.hale@rhin.com         Flora M. Hammond, M.D.… Read More

A Pilot Study Examining the Relationship between Anger and Attributions of Hostile Intent after Traumatic Brain Injury August 9th, 2011

Dawn Neumann (PI), Flora Hammond, MD (Co-PI), funded by the Indiana Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Fund and the National Institute of Disability Rehabilitation and Research (NIDRR), Mary E. Switzer Merit Fellowship.

After a traumatic brain injury (TBI) it is common to have long-lasting problems with anger and aggression. These emotional and behavioral problems are tough to treat and often impact many other life aspects, including relationships and community participation to name a few. The purpose of this study is to determine if some people with TBI are more likely to negatively misinterpret other peoples’ behavior, and whether or not this is related to anger and aggression. This study is expected to help us learn why people with TBI might have problems with anger and aggression, which is important for figuring out how to treat these problems. For this study, we will recruit 46 people with moderate to severe TBI, who are at least six months post-injury and between the ages of 18 and 65 years old. Study participants will be asked to read short paragraphs describing other’s behaviors and then answer questions about their feelings and interpretations of the behaviors.