Love and marriage after spinal cord injury.
Author(s): Hoffman, Jeanne.
Project Number: H133N110009.
Publisher(s): Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Box 356490, Seattle, Washington, 98195; 206/685-3999.
Publication Year: 2013.
Abstract: Panelists in this forum consist of three individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI), and their spouses (married 21, 20, and 1.5 years), who describe how and when their injuries happened and what their level of injury is. The couples share their stories of how they met and became a couple after SCI. They also provide advice to newly injured individuals about starting or getting back into dating, along with tips they’ve learned along the way on marriage, having children, parenting, household responsibilities, home modifications, caregiving, and stress the importance of communicating with your partner. Run time: 1 hour 13 minutes 59 seconds.
Descriptor Terms: AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, EMOTIONS, FAMILY LIFE, INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS, MARRIAGE, PARAPLEGIA, PARENTING WITH A DISABILITY, QUALITY OF LIFE, SEXUALITY, SPINAL CORD INJURIES, SPOUSES