Handbook of Rehabilitation Psychology / Edition 1

Handbook of Rehabilitation Psychology / Edition 1

by Robert G. Frank, Timothy R. Elliott
     
 

ISBN-10: 1557986444

ISBN-13: 9781557986443

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: American Psychological Association

This work documents the field of rehabilitation psychology. Chapters on clinical conditions address areas that have defined the field of rehabilitation psychology, such as spinal cord injury, amputation, and stroke, as well as areas reflecting the growth of the field, such as sensory impairment, psychiatric rehabilitation, and multiple sclerosis. Chapters on skill

Overview

This work documents the field of rehabilitation psychology. Chapters on clinical conditions address areas that have defined the field of rehabilitation psychology, such as spinal cord injury, amputation, and stroke, as well as areas reflecting the growth of the field, such as sensory impairment, psychiatric rehabilitation, and multiple sclerosis. Chapters on skill areas for the field discuss quality-of- life measures, assessment, and forensic evaluations. These chapters also describe unique rehabilitation issues such as alcohol abuse and postacute programs for brain injury. Social interpersonal issues such as vocation and family caregiving, and professional issues including payment systems, ethical concerns, and education, are discussed. The book includes a list of Web sites and organizations, and a glossary.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557986443
Publisher:
American Psychological Association
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
727
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 2.10(d)

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