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AUCD: Poster Symposium 2C: Health, Wellness, Recreation & Related Topics 2: Loneliness in People with Spinal Cord Injury

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Presenter

Rosemary B. Hughes, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist
University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD

Description

The presenter will discuss the importance of understanding and addressing loneliness in people with spinal cord injury (SCI). The presentation will review findings from a national survey study of 132 men and 86 women with SCI, the first study to include the full-length UCLA Loneliness Scale. The discussion of findings will focus on the relation of loneliness to gender, injury level, income, relationship status, and employment.

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