Correlates of life satisfaction among persons with spinal cord injury.

  title={Correlates of life satisfaction among persons with spinal cord injury.},
  author={Marcel P. J. M. Dijkers},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  volume={80 8},
OBJECTIVE To analyze the correlates of life satisfaction for individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI). STUDY DESIGN Survey; follow-up of subjects studied prospectively since onset of injury. PARTICIPANTS A total of 2,183 persons with SCI, from 1 to 20 years postinjury, self-selected for annual research (and clinical) follow-up by one of 18 model systems of SCI care. RESULTS Life satisfaction, as measured with the Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS), is associated with several demographic… CONTINUE READING

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