The personal importance of being independent: Associations with changes in disability and depressive symptoms Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Activities of Daily Living
  • Attitude to Health
  • Depression
  • Disabled Persons
  • Spinal Cord Injuries

abstract

  • Persons with SCI with high independence centrality have higher levels of depressive symptoms and are more responsive to changes in functional status. Given the functional status trajectories of survivors of SCI, having low independence centrality may be adaptive because it facilitates disengagement from unattainable goals.

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4046637

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1037/a0034438

PubMed ID

  • 24320943

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 35

end page

  • 41

volume

  • 59

number

  • 1