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Mental Health After Spinal Cord Injury

Interview with Allen W. Heinemann, PhD (9 Q&A videos)

 

Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago

 

Allen W. Heinemann is Director of the Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab and Professor of  Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago.

 

Dr. Heinemann’s video interview centers on how to cope with mental health issues that arise after a spinal cord injury. It contains vital information about how families can cope; what they should know in the beginning and advice for helping loved ones move forward. Heinemann also discusses stages of adjustment for the newly injured, recognizing changes in quality of life, dealing with alcohol and substance abuse, and how to find and utilize psychotherapy.

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Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago

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