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What are the most difficult psychological obstacles for families to overcome after spinal cord injury?

What are the most difficult psychological obstacles for families to overcome after spinal cord injury?

Sigmund Hough, PhD

Neuropsychologist/Spinal Cord Injury Service, VA Boston Healthcare System

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One of the things that I’ve learned from people sharing their emotions with me is that trust—how do you bridge trust with people that you’ve just met? That’s going to be a challenge, and you’re going to have to test me out, you’re going t... Show More

One of the things that I’ve learned from people sharing their emotions with me is that trust—how do you bridge trust with people that you’ve just met? That’s going to be a challenge, and you’re going to have to test me out, you’re going to test the team out. And when we make mistakes, you need to be a part of the family, part of the team, and tell us. Tell me if I miss something—that’s ok in the sense that I’m human, it’s not okay if I don’t correct it, so I need your help in that.

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What are the most difficult psychological obstacles for families to overcome after spinal cord injury?

Sigmund Hough, PhD

Neuropsychologist/Spinal Cord Injury Service, VA Boston Healthcare System

More Videos by Sigmund Hough
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One of the things that I’ve learned from people sharing their emotions with me is that trust—how do you bridge trust with people that you’ve just met? That’s going to be a challenge, and you’re going to have to test me out, you’re going to test the team out. And when we make mistakes, you need to be a part of the family, part of the team, and tell us. Tell me if I miss something—that’s ok in the sense that I’m human, it’s not okay if I don’t correct it, so I need your help in that.

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