Table 5 Questionnaires

From: BRAINSTORMING: A study protocol for a randomised double-blind clinical trial to assess the impact of concurrent brain stimulation (tDCS) and working memory training on cognitive performance in Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)

  Questionnaire Taken at
Individual lifestyle Participant Health History (including details on injury, medications etc..) T1
Epworth Sleepiness Scale (to report habitual sleepiness [62]
Quality of life assessment (The Whoqol Group [63]), − in four facets (Physical health, Psychological, Social relationships, Environment)
Individual cognitive state Cognitive Failures Questionnaire (CFQ, [64]) to measure self-reported failures in perception, memory, and motor function. T1
Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) to measure emotional symptoms (HADS; [65])
Patient Reported Evaluation of Cognitive Status (PRECiS [66];) T1/T3/T4
Feedback on the of intervention Side effect of the tCS [57] Every tCS session
System usability scale (SUS [67];) T3
Attitude towards stimulation (to record how they feel their attitude towards the brain stimulation affected performance)
Feedback on strategy (to record whether they use a specific strategy to complete the training task)
Blinding questionnaire (to confirm efficacy of the blinding procedure) T4