Journal article

Preliminary investigation into subjective well-being, mental health, resilience, and spinal cord injury

Christine Migliorini, Libby Callaway, Peter New

JOURNAL OF SPINAL CORD MEDICINE | MANEY PUBLISHING | Published : 2013

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: To undertake a pilot investigation into whether individuals whose subjective well-being had returned to the normal homeostatic range after a spinal cord injury (SCI) may be more resilient and therefore, at less risk of emotional distress over time. To consider the relative stability of subjective well-being in individuals with chronic SCI whose subjective well-being had previously returned to the normative homeostatic range. STUDY DESIGN: Longitudinal study: Time 1 (T1) 2004 and Time 2 (T2) 2009. SETTING: Victoria, Australia. PARTICIPANTS: Participants were adults living in the community with chronic SCI, who had no mental ill-health symptoms at T1. OUTCOME MEASURES: Scales inclu..

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