Coping with spinal cord injury: strategies used by adults who sustained their injuries as children or adolescents.

@article{Anderson2008CopingWS,
  title={Coping with spinal cord injury: strategies used by adults who sustained their injuries as children or adolescents.},
  author={Caroline J Anderson and Lawrence Vogel and Kathleen M Chlan and Randal R. Betz},
  journal={The journal of spinal cord medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={290-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To identify the coping strategies used by adults with pediatric-onset spinal cord injuries (SCI) and to determine how these coping strategies were related to demographics, injury-related factors, and adult outcomes. METHODS Study Participants were adults who sustained SCI at age 18 years or younger and were interviewed at age 24 years or older. This is part of a large longitudinal study for which there were 864 eligible participants. There were 353 (41%) interviewed, 259 of which… CONTINUE READING