Psychology of Disability (Springer Series on Rehabilitation Second Edition)

Psychology of Disability (Springer Series on Rehabilitation Second Edition)

By: Carolyn L. Vash (author), Nancy M. Crewe (author)Hardback

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Description

The realities surrounding the psychological experience of disability, plus the intervention techniques used to resolve some of the problems, have changed dramatically since the publication of the first edition of this classic text. This revised edition describes changes that have come out of the Americans with Disabilities Act, as well as technological advances, new legislation, and evolving health care systems. It addresses the growing interest in racial and ethnic diversity, and includes an exploration of spirituality and disability, as well as a look at new partnerships, such as within the community, that have developed.

Contents

Part 1 The disability experience: the person - reactions to disablement; the world - people with disabilities in a handicapping world; living independently; loving; pairing; working; playing; transcending. Part 2 Interventions: legislation - the long arm of the law; evaluating individual differences; psychogogic approaches; peer counselling and related services; psychotherapeutic approaches; looking ahead.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780826133427
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780826133427
  • ISBN10: 0826133428
  • edition: Second Edition

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