PSYCHO-SOCIAL ASPECTS OF REHABILITATION
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Credit points: 15
In this subject, students will be given the opportunity to explore the psychological and social dimensions of the experience and management of disability, as well as the psychological processes that can aid understanding of the individual's response to disability and rehabilitation. Content is organised into two areas. Topics in rehabilitation psychology include responses to stress and trauma, adjustment to disabling conditions, developmental perspectives, learning theories and behavioural rehabilitation principles and techniques. Topics in social influences in rehabilitation include disabling attitudes, empowerment, handicapping social attitudes, and group differences in rehabilitation outcome achievements.
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorGregory Murphy
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Special conditions Offered in block mode subject to sufficient enrolments numbers. Check school for dates.
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||The psychological and social impact of disability||Recommended||Marinelli, R. P. and Dellorto, A. E. (eds)||3RD EDN, NEW YORK: SPRINGER, 1991.|
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