IMPORTANCE Depression is prevalent and associated with negative outcomes in individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI). Antidepressants are used routinely to treat depression, yet no placebo-controlled trials have been published in this population to our knowledge. OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy and tolerability of venlafaxine hydrochloride… (More)
OBJECTIVE Individuals who assume caregiving duties for a family member disabled in a traumatic injury often exhibit considerable distress, yet few studies have examined characteristics of those who may be resilient in the initial year of caregiving. Reasoning from the influential Pearlin model of caregiving (Pearlin & Aneshensel, 1994) and the resilience… (More)
8 left hemiplegics with poor short-term memory showed poorer visual memory than 18 left hemiplegics with good short-term verbal memory, although they were matched for current ability on Bender-Gestalt designs. Intelligence, assessed by the WAIS post onset, was a complicating factor.