Psychological contributions to functional independence: a longitudinal investigation of spinal cord injury rehabilitation.

@article{Kennedy2011PsychologicalCT,
  title={Psychological contributions to functional independence: a longitudinal investigation of spinal cord injury rehabilitation.},
  author={Paul Robert Kennedy and Peter Lude and Magnus L. Elfstr{\"o}m and Emilie F Smithson},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2011},
  volume={92 4},
  pages={597-602}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the contribution of prerehabilitation appraisals of spinal cord injury (SCI) and patient's coping strategies to the variance in functional independence postdischarge. DESIGN Longitudinal, cohort study. Patients aged 16 and older and sustaining an SCI were recruited from English- and German-speaking specialist spinal injuries… CONTINUE READING