A brief summary of current research.
Race/ethnicity differences in satisfaction with life among persons with traumatic brain injury
NeuroRehabilitation (2009), Vol. 24, No. 1, pp 5-14.
This study found that African-Americans rate themselves as being less satisfied with life than Caucasians and Asians one year after TBI. This finding was not related to pre-injury marital or work status, the cause or the extent of the injury, or a person’s ability to function. The authors suggest that more research is necessary to better understand the reasons for poorer life satisfaction so that interventions can target a better quality of life for all people with TBI.