Psychological Management of Physical Disabilities: A Practitioner's Guide / Edition 1

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Overview

The successful integration of psychological factors into the management of physical disabilities is critical to successful healthcare delivery. This book provides a comprehensive and accessible guide to the best practice and approaches in this field. Paul Kennedy brings together contributions from a range of experienced researchers and practioners, who explore the emotional, motivational and psychological factors associated with the rehabilitation and treatment of people with a range of physical disabilities, including spinal cord injury, stroke and chronic pain. The book is divided into three parts, covering: The scope of psychological processes in physical rehabilitation. Psychological applications and practitioner perspectives. General organisational challenges and developments. The Psychological Treatment of Physical Disabilities will be of great interest to all clinical psychologists, health psychologists, occupational therapists, counsellors, physiotherapists, physicians and rehabilitation nurses. Service providers know how important psychological factors are. This book explains why and how psychological models and research can support rehabilitation and improve individual well-being.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781583917121
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/28/2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 296
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul Kennedy is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Oxford and Academic Director of the Oxford Doctoral Course in Clinical Psychology at the University of Oxford, UK.

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Table of Contents


List of contributors     ix
Acknowledgements     xvi
The scope of psychological processes in physical rehabilitation     1
Introduction, context and overview   Paul Kennedy     3
Why psychology is important in rehabilitation   Timothy R. Elliott   Ann Marie Warren     16
Coping and cognitive behavioural models in physical and psychological rehabilitation   Magnus L. Elfstrom     40
Psychological applications and practitioner perspectives     59
Psychological aspects of stroke   Jane Barton     61
The psychological management of persistent (chronic) pain   Zoe Clyde   Amanda C. de C. Williams     80
Spinal cord injuries   Guinevere Webster   Paul Kennedy     104
Respiratory rehabilitation   Maarten Fischer   Margreet Scharloo   John Weinman   Ad Kaptein     124
Cardiovascular rehabilitation   Paul Bennett     149
Primary care and rehabilitation   Robert G. Frank   Andrea M. Lee     167
Sexual aspects of physical disability   Philip Clarke Henshaw     182
General organisational challenges and developments     201
Adherence tomedical regimens   Judith A. Erlen   Donna Caruthers     203
Rehabilitation planning   Jane Duff     222
Innovations in technology and their application to rehabilitation   Mary D. Slavin     242
Index     267
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