The Oxford Handbook of Rehabilitation Psychology

The Oxford Handbook of Rehabilitation Psychology

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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.First, rehabilitation is generally not of fixed duration, whereas in an RCT the treatment typically stops after a certain interval or ... Ahn and Wampold (2001) wrote that strict adherence to a treatment manual can lead to a€œruptures in the alliance and, consequently, ... (2011) have encouraged the consideration of common factors, including therapeutic alliance, in rehabilitation research. If, as psychotherapy research strongly suggests, the person delivering the 101 merbitz, merbitz, ripsch.

Title:The Oxford Handbook of Rehabilitation Psychology
Author:Paul Kennedy
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2012-06-15


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