Relations between coping strategies and health-related quality of life in patients with spinal cord lesion.

@article{Elfstrm2005RelationsBC,
  title={Relations between coping strategies and health-related quality of life in patients with spinal cord lesion.},
  author={Magnus L. Elfstr{\"o}m and Anna Ryd{\'e}n and Margareta Kreuter and Charles Taft and Marianne Sullivan},
  journal={Journal of rehabilitation medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={9-16}
}
OBJECTIVE Although the use of appropriate coping strategies has been suggested to be a key factor in determining successful adjustment to severe physical illness/disability, little systematic support for this link has been found. We investigated relationships between spinal cord lesion-related coping strategies and health-related quality of life when studying for sociodemographic, disability-related and social support variables. DESIGN AND SUBJECTS We studied 256 persons with traumatically… CONTINUE READING

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