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Psychosocial aspects of disability [electronic resource] : insider perspectives and counseling strategies / Irmo Marini, Noreen M. Glover-Graf, Michael Jay Millington.

Marini, Irmo. (Author). Glover-Graf, Noreen M. (Added Author). Millington, Michael Jay. (Added Author). ebrary, Inc. (Added Author).
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Subject: People with disabilities > Psychology.
People with disabilities > Rehabilitation > Social aspects.
People with disabilities > Counseling of.

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  • Physical Description: xv, 512 p.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Springer Pub., c2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Disability from a sociological perspective -- The history of treatment toward persons with disabilities / Irmo Marini -- Societal attitudes and myths about disability : improving the social consciousness / Irmo Marini -- Culturally different issues and attitudes toward disability / Michael Jay Millington -- Attitudes toward disability by special interests and occupational groups / Irmo Marini -- The psychology of disability surrounding the individual and family -- Theories of adjustment and adaptation to disability / Irmo Marini -- Family adaptation across cultures toward a loved one who is disabled / Noreen M. Glover-Graf -- Sexuality and disability / Noreen M. Glover-Graf -- The psychosocial world of the injured worker / Irmo Marini -- Pertinent topics concerning psychosocial issues of disability -- Disability and quality of life over the life span / Noreen M. Glover-Graf -- Implications of social support and caregiving for loved ones with a disability / Irmo Marini -- Thriving versus succumbing to disability : psychosocial factors and positive psychology / Irmo Marini -- Counseling strategies and insights for working with persons with disabilities -- Which counseling theories and techniques work best with different disability populations and why / Michael Jay Millington -- Counseling families / Michael Jay Millington -- Ethical responsibilities in working with persons with disabilities and our duty to educate / Noreen M. Glover-Graf -- Basic do's and don'ts in counseling persons with disabilities / Michael Jay Millington -- What we counsel, teach, and research regarding the needs of persons with disabilities: what have we been missing? / Irmo Marini.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2011. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.

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