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What indicates the need for psychotherapy after a spinal cord injury?

What indicates the need for psychotherapy after a spinal cord injury?

Lester Butt, PhD

Psychologist/Director, Psychology Department, Craig Hospital, Colorado

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Some of the risk factors for me for true psychotherapy would be substance abuse, risk factors in terms of noncompliance, not doing weight shifts in ways that keep people safe. So risky behaviors, getting skin sores, and smoking which cuts down vascul... Show More

Some of the risk factors for me for true psychotherapy would be substance abuse, risk factors in terms of noncompliance, not doing weight shifts in ways that keep people safe. So risky behaviors, getting skin sores, and smoking which cuts down vascular supply and oxygenation, which render people not healing. Those things are warning signs for me.

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What indicates the need for psychotherapy after a spinal cord injury?

Lester Butt, PhD

Psychologist/Director, Psychology Department, Craig Hospital, Colorado

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Some of the risk factors for me for true psychotherapy would be substance abuse, risk factors in terms of noncompliance, not doing weight shifts in ways that keep people safe. So risky behaviors, getting skin sores, and smoking which cuts down vascular supply and oxygenation, which render people not healing. Those things are warning signs for me.

What indicates the need for psychotherapy after a spinal cord injury?
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