Ruff Neurobehavioral Inventory
The Ruff neurobehavioral inventory (RNBI) is a self-report measure that captures an individual’s cognitive, emotional, physical, and day-to-day functioning both before and after a major injury or neuropsychiatric illness. The self-report measure is comprised of the following four global scales: (1) the cognitive global scale that is comprised of four subscales (attention and concentration, learning and memory, speech and language, and executive functions); (2) the emotional global scale that consists of six subscales (anger and aggression, anxiety, depression, paranoia and suspicion, posttraumatic stress disorder, and substance abuse); (3) the physical global scale that includes three subscales (neurological status, pain, and somatic complaints); and (4) the quality of life global scale that captures five subscales (abuse, activities of daily living, psychosocial integration and recreation, vocation and finances, and spirituality). In addition, there are four...
References and Readings
- Ruff, R. M. (1999). Discipline specific approach vs. individual care. In N. R. Varney & R. J. Roberts (Eds.), Mild head injury: Causes, evaluation and treatment (pp. 99–113). Mahwah: Erlbaum.Google Scholar
- Ruff, R. M., & Hibbard, K. (2003). Ruff neurobehavioral inventory: Professional manual. Odessa: Psychological Assessment Resources.Google Scholar