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Description - The Oxford Handbook of Rehabilitation Psychology by Paul Kennedy

Rehabilitation psychology is one of the fastest growing fields in applied psychology and involves the application of psychological knowledge and skills to the understanding and treatment of individuals with physical disabilities. Rehabilitation psychologists aim to optimize outcomes in terms of health, independence, and daily functioning while also minimizing secondary health problems. The Oxford Handbook of Rehabilitation Psychology
provides background and overview of the associated psychological processes and types of interventions that are critical in managing the consequences of disability and chronic disease. Psychological models and
research have much to contribute to those working with the physical disabilities; this volume has a broad cognitive behavioral focus within the general banner of the biopsychosocial framework. The editor has successfully brought together contributions from a range of well-established and experienced researchers and practitioners from a wide variety of clinical and academic contexts. They highlight the critical psychological aspects, review applied interventions, and consider the wider
conceptual, clinical and professional themes associated with disability and society.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780199733989
ISBN-10: 0199733988
Format: Hardback
(259mm x 189mm x 34mm)
Pages: 624
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 16-Aug-2012
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Paul Kennedy

Paul Kennedy, D.Phil., MSc., FBPsS., C.Psychol., is Professor of Clinical Psychology and Academic Director, Oxford Doctoral Course in Clinical Psychology, University of Oxford.

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