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SCI Forum Schedule


Tuesday, October 13, 2015, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm


Resilience, Depression and Bouncing Back after SCI


By Charles Bombardier, PhD, professor and psychologist in the UW Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Although most people with SCI do not become depressed, it is important to identify and help those who do. This talk will focus on who gets depressed after SCI, when and why. Dr. Bombardier will cover what is known about common patterns of adjustment after SCI and how emotional responses to SCI compare to other forms of loss and trauma. He will discuss risk factors for depression and what can be done to manage and treat depression after SCI. Adjustment and mental health problems after SCI can be complicated and sometimes difficult to talk about. We invite you to learn more at this forum and bring your questions.

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Meet & Greet! Meet in the hospital cafeteria directly outside the conference rooms to socialize, network and eat (buy or bring dinner) before the forum. No RSVP—just show up! Please call 206-685-3999 or email csalzman@uw.edu if you would like directions or additional information.


Cafeteria Conference Rooms A, B and C
University of Washington Medical Center
1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195
[Click here for directions.]

FREE PARKING: Pay cash ($5) when you enter the S-1 garage (direction below) and we will give you a coupon for a full refund when exiting the garage.

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