Psychosocial Aspects of Disability / Edition 3

Psychosocial Aspects of Disability / Edition 3

by George Henderson, Willie V. Bryan, Willie V. Bryan
     
 

The third edition of this textbook continues to emphasize the direct connection between attitudinal and environmental barriers to the disabled, while updating earlier volumes with chapters on employment, ethnic groups and issues for the 21st century. Henderson (human relations, U. of Oklahoma) and Bryan (health promotion sciences, U. of Oklahoma) have incorporated… See more details below

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The third edition of this textbook continues to emphasize the direct connection between attitudinal and environmental barriers to the disabled, while updating earlier volumes with chapters on employment, ethnic groups and issues for the 21st century. Henderson (human relations, U. of Oklahoma) and Bryan (health promotion sciences, U. of Oklahoma) have incorporated discussion points and activities in each chapter and appendices with resources, recreation associations, medical terminology, a quiz and a sample of famous people with disabilities. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780398074876
Publisher:
Thomas, Charles C. Publisher, Ltd.
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IIdentifying the problems
Ch. 1Beliefs and treatment5
Ch. 2The nature of the problems23
Ch. 3Perceptions45
Ch. 4Growth for people with disabilities67
Pt. IIEmpowerment
Ch. 5Employment89
Ch. 6Self-determination through advocacy and legislation115
Ch. 7Organizations for change137
Ch. 8Human services personnel155
Ch. 9Family members178
Ch. 10Teachers198
Pt. IIIMinority views
Ch. 11Toward an understanding of ethnic minorities223
Ch. 12Tips for helping ethnic minorities253
Pt. IVPsychosocial concepts and interventions
Ch. 13Coping styles275
Ch. 14Concepts, theories, and therapies294
Pt. VIssues and conclusions
Ch. 15Disability issues for the twenty-first century319
Ch. 16Final thoughts329
App. AFamous deceased person with disabilities : a brief sample345
App. BResources for people with disabilities348
App. CRecreation associations358
App. DDisabilities quiz361
App. EMedical terminology and definitions369

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