Depression Following Spinal Cord Injury: Its Relationship to Demographic and Socioeconomic Indicators.

@article{Khazaeipour2015DepressionFS,
  title={Depression Following Spinal Cord Injury: Its Relationship to Demographic and Socioeconomic Indicators.},
  author={Zahra Khazaeipour and Seyedeh-Mohadeseh Taheri-Otaghsara and Maryam Naghdi},
  journal={Topics in spinal cord injury rehabilitation},
  year={2015},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={149-55}
}
BACKGROUND Depression is a common psychological problem that decreases life satisfaction and quality of life in people with spinal cord injury (SCI). OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of depression after SCI and its association with pathophysiological, demographic, and socioeconomic factors, including sex, age, level of injury, financial status, and suicidal thoughts. METHODS This was a cross-sectional study of 134 adults (≥ 18 years old) with SCI who were… CONTINUE READING

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