Publications

Recent measurement related publications

  • McFadden E, Horton MC, Ford HL, Gilworth G, McFadden M, Tennant A. Screening for the risk of job loss in multiple sclerosis: development of an MS-specific Work Instability Scale (MS-WIS). Mult Scler. 2012; 18:862-870. 
  • Vanhoutte EK, Faber CG, van Nes SI, Jacobs BC, van Doorn PA, van Koningsveld R, Cornblath DR, van der Kooi AJ, Cats EA, van den Berg LH, Notermans NC, van der Pol WL, Hermans MC, van der Beek NA, Gorson KC, Eurelings M, Engelsman J, Boot H, Meijer RJ, Lauria G, Tennant A, Merkies IS.  Modifying the Medical Research Council grading system through Rasch analyses. Brain 2012; 139:1639-1649.
  • Kersten P, White PJ, Tennant A. The consultation and relational empathy measure: an investigation of its scaling structure. Disabil Rehabil. 2012 34:503-509. 
  • GrimbyG, Tennant A, Tesio L. The use of raw scores from ordinal scales: Time to end the malpractice. J Rehabil Med 2012; 44:97-98. 
  • Covic T, Cumming S, Pallant JF, Manolios N, Emery P,  Conaghan PG, Tennant A. Depression and Anxiety in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Prevalence rates based on a comparison of the Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scale (DASS) and the Hospital, Anxiety and Depression Scale. BMC Psychiatry 2012; 12:6. 
  • Kersten P, Küçükdeveci AA, Tennant A. The use of the Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) in rehabilitation outcomes. J Rehabil Med. 2012 Jun 7;44(7):609-610. 
  • Mills RJ, Pallant JF, Koufali M, Sharma A, Day S, Tennant A, Young CA. Validation of the Neurological Fatigue Index for Stroke (NFI-Stroke). Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2012 May 15;10:51 
  • Batcho CS, Tennant A, Thonanrd J-L.  ACTIVLIM-Stroke: A cross-cultural Rasch-built scale of activity limitations in stroke patients. Stroke 2012; 43:815-823. 
  • La Porta F, Caselli S, Susassi S, Cavallini P, Tennant A, Franceschini M. Is the Berg Balance Scale an Internally Valid and Reliable Measure of Balance Across Different Etiologies in Neurorehabilitation? A Revisited Rasch Analysis Study. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2012; 93:1209-1216. 
  • Grimby G, Tennant A, Tesio L. The use of raw scores from ordinal scales. Time to end malpractice? J Rehabil Med 2012; 44:97-98.  
  • Kersten P, Küçükdeveci AA, Tennant A. How should we use the visual analogue scale (VAS) in rehabilitation outcomes?IV: Reply on "How should we use the visual analogue scale (VAS) in rehabilitation outcomes?" J Rehabil Med. 2012 Aug 23;44(8):803-804. 
  • Latimer S, Covic T, Tennant A. Co-calibration of deliberate self harm (DSH) behaviours: Towards a common measurement metric. Psychiatry Res. 2012; 200:26-34. 
  • Panella L, La Porta F, Caselli S, Marchisio S, Tennant A. Predicting the need for institutional care shortly after admission to rehabilitation: Rasch analysis and predictive validity of the BRASS Index. Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2012; 48:443-454 
  • Young CA, Mills RJ, Woolmore, Hawkins C, Tennant A. The Unidimensional Self Efficacy Scale for MS (USE-MS): Developing a patient based and patient reported outcome. Multiple Scerosis 2012; 18:1326-1333 
  • Mills R, Calabresi M, Tennant A, Young C. Perceived changes and minimum clinically important difference of the Neurological Fatigue Index for multiple sclerosis (NFI-MS). Multiple Sclerosis 2013; 19:502-50 
  • Ross S, Bhargava D, Al-Tamimi Y, Goddard T, Tennant A, Quinn A. Identifying patient report outcomes relevant to aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage follow-up. Acta Neurochir Suppl. 2013; 115:13-6 
  • da Rocha NS, Chachamovich E, de Almeida Fleck MP, Tennant A. An introduction to Rasch analysis for Psychiatric practice and research. J Psychiatr Res. 2013; 47:141-8 
  • Latimer S, Meade T, Tennant A. Measuring engagement in deliberate self-harm behaviours: psychometric evaluation of six scales. BMC Psychiatry. 2013; 13(1):4 
  • Hermans MC, Merkies IS, Laberge L, Blom EW, Tennant A, Faber CG. Fatigue and daytime sleepiness scale in myotonic dystrophy type 1. Muscle Nerve. 2013; 47:89-95 
  • Küçükdeveci AA, Kutlay S, Yıldızlar D, Oztuna D, Elhan AH, Tennant A. The reliability and validity of the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule (WHODAS-II) in stroke. Disabil Rehabil. 2013; 35:214-220 
  • Kortge R, Meade T, Tennant A. Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Functions of Deliberate Self-Harm (DSH): A Psychometric Examination of the Inventory of Statements About Self-Injury (ISAS) Scale. Behaviour Change 2013; 30:24-35 
  • La Porta F, Tennant A. Can we scientifically and reliably measure the level of consciousness in Vegetative and Minimally Conscious States? Rasch analysis of the Coma Recovery Scale Revised. Archives Phys med Rehabil 2013; 94:527-535 
  • Lundgren-Nilsson A, Jonsdottir IH, Ahlborg G Jr, Tennant A. Construct validity of the psychological general well being index (PGWBI) in a sample of patients undergoing treatment for stress-related exhaustion: a Rasch analysis. Health Qual Life Outcomes 2013; 11:2
  • Kurtais Y, ÖztunaD, Genç A, Kutlay S, Tennant A, Küçükdeveci AA.  Reliability, Construct Validity and Measurement Potential of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health Comprehensive Core Set for Chronic Widespread Pain.  J Musculoskeletal Pain 2013; 21(3): 231-243
  • Mills RJ, Koufali M, Sharma A, Tennant A, Young CA.  Is the Epworth sleepiness scale suitable for use in stroke.  Top Stroke Rehabil 2013; 20:493-9
  • Barker S, Horton M, Kent RM, Tennant A.  Development of a self-report scale of spasticity.  Top Stroke Rehabil 2013; 20:485-492
  • Forkmann T, Kroehne U, Wirtz M, Norra C, Baumeister H, Gauggel S, Elhan AH, Tennant A, Boecker M.  Adaptive screening for depression - Recalibration of an item bank for the assessment of depression in persons with mental and somatic diseases and evaluation in a simulated computer-adaptive test environment. J Psychosom Res 2013; 75:437-43
  • Gibbons CJ, Thornton EW, Ealing J, Shaw PJ, Talbot K, Tennant A, Young CA, UKMND-QoL Group.  Assessing social isolation in motor neurone disease:  A Rasch analysis of the MND Social Withdrawal Scale.  J Neurol Sci. 2013, 334:112-8
  • Pomeroy IM, Tennant A, Young CA.  Rasch analysis of the WHOQOL-BREF in post-polio syndrome. J Rehabil Med. 2013, 45:873-80
  • Foster A, Murray J, Young J, Shannon R, Mellish K, Horton M, Tennant A, Breen R, Alvarado N, Bhakta B, Bogle S, Hewison J, House A.  Validation of the Longer-term Unmet Needs after Stroke (LUNS) monitoring tool: A multicentre study.  Clinical Rehabilitation 2013; 27(11) 1020-1028
  • Gibbons C, Thornton E, Ealing J, Shaw P, Talbot K, Tennant A, Young CA.  The impact of fatigue and psychosocial variable on quality of life for patients with motor neuron disease.  ALS 2013; 14:537-45
  • Ndosi M, Bremander A, Hamnes B, Horton M, Kukkurainen ML, Machado P, Marques A, Meesters J, Stamm TA, Tennant A, de la Torre-Aboki J, Vliet Vlieland TPM, Zangi HA, Hill J.  Validation of the educational needs assessment tool as a generic instrument for rheumatic diseases in seven European countries.  Annals of the rheumatic diseases 2014; Published Online first (6th August 2013) doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2013-203461
  • Mukherjee S, Beresford B, Tennant A.  Staff burnour paediatric oncology:  New toold to facilitate the development and evaluation of effective interventions.  Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2014 Jan 23. doi:10.1111/ecc.12176. (Epub ahead of print)
  • Oztuna D, Elhan AH, Küçükdeveci AA, Kutlay S, Tennant A.  An application of computerised adaptive testing for measuring health status in patients with knee osteoarthritis.  Disabil rehabil 2014 (in press)
  • Kersten P, White PJ, Tennant A.  Construct validity of the Holistic Complementary and Alternative Medicines Questionnaire (HCAMQ) - an investigation using modern psychometric approaches.  Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2014 (in press)
  • Latimer S, Meade T, Tennant A.  Development of item bank measure deliberate self-harm behaviours:  Facilitating tailored scales and computer adaptive testing for specific research and clinical purposes.  Psychiatry Research 2014 (in press)