Publication Year: 2003
Authors/Editor: Vash, Carolyn L.; Crewe, Nancy M.
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 95
This revised edition describes changes that have come out of the Americans with Disabilities Act, as well as technological advances, new legislation, and evolving health care systems.
The realities surrounding the psychological experience of disability, plus the intervention techniques used to resolve some of the problems, have changed dramatically since the publication of the first edition of this classic text. Psychology of Disability addresses the growing interest in racial and ethnic diversity, and includes an exploration of spirituality and disability, as well as a look at new partnerships, such as within the community, that have developed.