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Health and Behavior Inventory (HBI) Parent Retrospective Version
Availability
Please email the authors for information about obtaining the instrument: kyeates@ucalgary.ca
Classification
Supplemental – Highly Recommended: Sport-Related Concussion (SRC)
Basic: Concussion/Mild TBI
Supplemental: Acute Hospitalized TBI, Moderate/Severe TBI, and Epidemiology in TBI  
Short Description of Instrument
The Health and Behavior Inventory (HBI) consists of 20 items that measure the frequency of common post-concussive symptoms. There are three versions of the inventory – Child, Parent Current Version and Parent Retrospective Version. The Parent Retrospective Version is used for rating pre-injury symptoms retrospectively.
 
Sport-Related Concussion-Specific:
 
Advantages: Simple to use and developed specifically for pediatric mild traumatic brain injury. It has been used with increased frequency in the literature.
 
Limitations: It does not measure pre-injury symptoms by participant themselves.
Scoring
Symptoms are rated on a 4 point Likert scale from 1=never to 4=often based on frequency over the past week. Scores are summed for a total score, with higher scores indicating more positive health behavior.
References
Ayr LK, Yeates KO, Taylor HG, Browne M. Dimensions of postconcussive symptoms in children with mild traumatic brain injuries. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2009;15(1):19–30.
 
Fay TB, Yeates KO, Taylor HG, Bangert B, Dietrich A, Nuss KE, Rusin J, Wright M. Cognitive reserve as a moderator of postconcussive symptoms in children with complicated and uncomplicated mild traumatic brain injury. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2010;16(1):94–105.
 
Hajek CA, Yeates KO, Taylor HG, Bangert B, Dietrich A, Nuss KE, Rusin J, Wright M. Agreement between parents and children on ratings of post-concussive symptoms following mild traumatic brain injury. Child Neuropsychol. 2011;17(1):17–33.
 
Moran LM, Taylor HG, Rusin J, Bangert B, Dietrich A, Nuss KE, Wright M, Yeates KO. Do postconcussive symptoms discriminate injury severity in pediatric mild traumatic brain injury? J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2011;26(5):348–354.
 
Taylor HG, Dietrich A, Nuss K, Wright M, Rusin J, Bangert B, Minich N, Yeates KO. Post-concussive symptoms in children with mild traumatic brain injury. Neuropsychology. 2010;24(2):148–159.
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