The Oxford Handbook of Rehabilitation Psychology

Hardcover | July 13, 2012

EditorPaul Kennedy

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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 termsof 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 thoseworking 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 widevariety 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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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 termsof health, independence, and daily functioni...

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

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:608 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:July 13, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199733988

ISBN - 13:9780199733989

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Part One: Perspectives in Rehabilitation Psychology1. Paul Kennedy: Rehabilitation Psychology: Introduction, Review, and Background2. Elisabeth Sherwin: A Field in Flux: The History of Rehabilitation Psychology3. Joseph F. Rath and Timothy R. Elliott: Psychological Models in Rehabilitation Psychology4. Hanoch Livneh and Erin Martz: Adjustment to Chronic Illness and Disability: Theoretical Perspectives, Empirical Findings, and Unresolved Issues5. Yuying Chen and Yue Cao: Epidemiological Context and Concerns6. Nancy Hansen Merbitz, Charles T. Merbitz, and Judy P. Ripsch: Rehabilitation Outcomes and Assessment: Toward a Model of Complex Adaptive Rehabilitation7. Emilie F. Smithson and Paul Kennedy: Organization and Planning Person-Centered Hospital-Based Rehabilitation Services8. Craig Ravesloot and Tom Seekins: An Emerging Role for the Rehabilitation Psychologist in Community Rehabilitation Service Delivery9. Patricia A. Rivera: Families in Rehabilitation10. Kathleen K. M. Deidrick and Elena Harlan Drewel: Children with Chronic Health Conditions11. Adam T. Gerstenecker and Benjamin T. Mast: Aging, Rehabilitation, and PsychologyPart Two: Clinical Contexts and Applications12. Kenneth I. Packenham: Multiple Sclerosis13. Jane Barton: Stroke and Rehabilitation: Psychological Perspectives14. Robyn L. Tate: Traumatic Brain Injury15. Jerri Morris: Post-Acute Rehabilitation16. Paul Kennedy and Emilie F. Smithson: Spinal Cord Injuries17. Elizabeth J. Richardson and J. Scott Richards: Persistent and Chronic Pain18. Margreet Scharloo, Maarten J. Fischer, Esther van den Ende, and Adrian A. Kapstein: Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease19. Paul Bennett: Cardiovascular Rehabilitation20. Deirdre M. Desmond, Laura Coffey, Pamela Gallagher, Malcolm MacLachlan, Stephen T. Wegener, and Fiadhnait O'Keeffe: Limb Amputation21. Bruce Rybarczyk, Andrea Shamaskin, Douglas Gibson, and Solam T. Huey: Transplantation22. William Stiers and Kathryn Nicholson Perry: Education and Training in Rehabilitation Psychology23. Thomas R. Kerkhoff and Stephanie L. Hanson: Ethics in Psychology: Expanding Horizons24. Carol Blessing, Thomas P. Golden, Sukyeong Pi, Susanne BruySre, and Sara Van Looy: Vocational Rehabilitation, Inclusion, and Social Integration25. Ashley Craig: Resilience in People with Physical Disabilities26. Michelle A. Meade and Linda A. Cronin: The Expert Patient and the Self-Management of Chronic Conditions and Disabilities27. Nancy Cheak-Zamora, Stephanie A. Reid-Arndt, Kristofer J. Hagglund, and Robert G. Frank: Health Legislation and Public Policies28. Stephen D. Anton and Michael G. Perri: Disease Prevention through Lifestyle Interventions for Diet and Physical Activity29. Elias Mpofu, Julie Chronister, Ebonee T. Johnson, and Geoff Denham: Aspects of Culture Influencing Rehabilitation and Persons with Disabilities30. Malcolm MacLachlan: Rehabilitation Psychology and Global Health31. Paul Kennedy: Rehabilitation Psychology: The Continuing Challenge