Reliability and normative data for the comprehensive assessment of prospective memory (CAPM)

Chau, Lien T., Lee, Jessica B., Fleming, Jennifer, Roche, Nadine and Shum, David (2007) Reliability and normative data for the comprehensive assessment of prospective memory (CAPM). Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 17 6: 707-722. doi:10.1080/09602010600923926


Author Chau, Lien T.
Lee, Jessica B.
Fleming, Jennifer
Roche, Nadine
Shum, David
Title Reliability and normative data for the comprehensive assessment of prospective memory (CAPM)
Journal name Neuropsychological Rehabilitation   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1464-0694
0960-2011
Publication date 2007
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1080/09602010600923926
Volume 17
Issue 6
Start page 707
End page 722
Total pages 16
Place of publication Hove, England
Publisher Psychology Press
Collection year 2008
Language eng
Subject C1
321013 Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases
330109 Assessment and Evaluation
321024 Rehabilitation and Therapy - Occupational and Physical
730303 Occupational, speech and physiotherapy
Abstract The Comprehensive Assessment of Prospective Memory (CAPM) is a questionnaire designed to evaluate frequency of prospective memory (PM) failures in people with brain injury. The aims of this study were to investigate the psychometric properties of the CAPM, including test-retest reliability and internal consistency, and to establish normative data by comparing CAPM scores between groups on the basis of sex, age, and education. Data were collected on 95 people aged 15-60 years living in the community, with no history of brain injury, using the CAPM. The results showed that the test-retest reliability and internal consistency for the CAPM were within acceptable ranges, indicating that the CAPM provides a stable and homogenous measure of an individual's self-report of PM failures. Normative data are presented in two age groups based on the significant difference found between the age groups 15-30 years and 31-60 years. These established norms can be used to describe perceived or observed behaviours indicative of PM failure in patients with brain injury by comparing CAPM ratings from significant others with the norms. The CAPM questionnaire provides researchers or clinicians with a stable and reliable assessment option that specifically focuses on PM for individuals with brain injury.
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