Psychology of Disability

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/1/2003
  • Publisher: SPRINGER PUB CO INC

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Describes the changes coming from the Americans with Disabilities Act, as well as technological advances, new legislation, and evolving healthcare systems. Addresses the growing interest in racial and ethnic diversity and explores spirituality and disability. Previous edition: c1981.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. x
Introductionp. xi
The Disability Experience
The Person: Reactions to Disablementp. 3
The World: People With Disabilities in a Handicapping Worldp. 26
Surviving: Living Independentlyp. 46
Loving: The Familyp. 64
Pairing: Sexuality and Intimacyp. 85
Working: Getting Educated and Employedp. 107
Playing: Friendship and Recreationp. 129
Transcending: Disability as Growth Experiencep. 146
The Long Arm of the Lawp. 165
Individual Differencesp. 193
Psychogogic Approachesp. 221
Peer Counseling and Related Servicesp. 251
Psychotherapeutic Approachesp. 267
Looking Aheadp. 281
Referencesp. 301
Indexp. 321
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