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What can families do to help patients cope with a spinal cord injury?

What can families do to help patients cope with a spinal cord injury?

Samuel Gordon, PhD

Psychologist, MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington, D.C.

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One thing they can do is at least let them know that they will always be there for them and be as supportive as they can be. That indeed they will make whatever adjustments in their lives to make sure that after they leave the hospital in particular,... Show More

One thing they can do is at least let them know that they will always be there for them and be as supportive as they can be. That indeed they will make whatever adjustments in their lives to make sure that after they leave the hospital in particular, that those individuals will still be there to do with them all the things they could do to enjoy life.

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What can families do to help patients cope with a spinal cord injury?

Samuel Gordon, PhD

Psychologist, MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington, D.C.

More Videos by Samuel Gordon
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One thing they can do is at least let them know that they will always be there for them and be as supportive as they can be. That indeed they will make whatever adjustments in their lives to make sure that after they leave the hospital in particular, that those individuals will still be there to do with them all the things they could do to enjoy life.

What can families do to help patients cope with a spinal cord injury?
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