Table 2

Themes and subcategories
Theme Subcategories
Being at a loss Unknown body
Unknown lives
Discrediting self by self and others Discrediting self in physical ability and appearance
Discrediting self in dependence
Being perceived as incompetent by others
Taking time in performance Taking time in accomplishment
Taking time in reaching normalcy
Restoring competency Finding retained abilities
Developing independence
Transcending limitations of disability Seeing self from a new perspective
Setting a new social goal

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