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Author Frank, Robert G., 1952- Author.

Title Handbook of Rehabilitation Psychology.

Imprint Washington : American Psychological Association, July 2000.


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Contents Ch. 1. Spinal cord injury -- Ch. 2. Limb amputation -- Ch. 3. Traumatic brain injury -- Ch. 4. Stroke -- Ch. 5. Geriatric issues -- Ch. 6. Neuromuscular and musculoskeletal disorders in children -- Ch. 7. Brain injuries -- Ch. 8. Multiple sclerosis -- Ch. 9. Chronic pain -- Ch. 10. Hearing and vision loss -- Ch. 11. Psychiatric rehabilitation -- Ch. 12. Functional status and quality-of-life measures -- Ch. 13. Assessment of psychopathology and personality in people with physical disabilities -- Ch. 14. Evaluating outcomes research: statistical concerns and clinical relevance -- Ch. 15. Neuropsychological assessment -- Ch. 16. Forensic psychological evaluation -- Ch. 17. Brain tumors -- Ch. 18. Pediatric neuropsychology -- Ch. 19. Alcohol and traumatic disability -- Ch. 20. Postacute brain injury -- Ch. 21. Neuroimaging and outcome -- Ch. 22. Constraint-induced movement therapy based on behavioral neuroscience -- Ch. 23. Disability and vocational behavior -- Ch. 24. Injury prevention -- Ch. 25. Social support and adjustment to disability -- Ch. 26. Family caregiving in chronic disease and disability -- Ch. 27. Social psychological issues in disability -- Ch. 28. Culture and disability and rehabilitation experience: an African American example -- Ch. 29. Medicare and prospective payment systems -- Ch. 30. Doctoral education in rehabilitation and health care psychology: principles and strategies for unifying subspecialty training -- Ch. 31. Ethics: historical foundations, basic principles, and contemporary issues.
Summary Annotation 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. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
Annotation Rehabilitation psychology is one of the fastest growing areas in psychology, and practitioners must now understand an astounding array of information. The Handbook of Rehabilitation Psychology captures the depth and breadth of this changing field.
Audience Scholarly & Professional American Psychological Association.
Note GMD: electronic resource.
Added Author Elliott, Timothy R. (Timothy Raymond), 1956- Author.
Abbreviated Title Handbook of Rehabilitation Psychology
In: APA PsycBooks
ISBN 9781557986443
1557986444 (Trade Cloth)
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