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Quality of Life and Disability

An Approach for Community Practitioners

by Ivan Brown

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disability: social aspects,
  • Health systems & services,
  • Social welfare & social services,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Children with Special Needs,
  • Education,
  • Special Education - Learning Disabled,
  • Family & General Practice

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAnn Turnbull (Foreword), Rud Turnbull (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9702890M
    ISBN 101843100053
    ISBN 109781843100058

    Quality of life is a crucial consideration for professionals working with people with a disability. The authors of this practical book apply ideas about quality of life to the field of disability to assist front-line professionals, managers and policy-makers in effective service provision.   This volume brings together two parallel fields of interest. One is the understanding among psychologists and other social scientists of the limits to psychometric measurement, and the challenges in generating information about quality of life and wellbeing that enable comparison across time and place, at both individual and population :

    Disability and poor quality of life associated with comorbid anxiety disorders and physical conditions Arch Intern Med. Oct 23;(19) doi: /archinte Authors Jitender Sareen 1, Frank Jacobi, Brian J Cox, Shay-Lee Belik, Ian .   Quality of Life and Disability: An Approach for Community Practitioners eBook: Brown, Roy, Brown, Ivan: : Kindle Store.

      People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD)* must be able to live the lives they choose and have a good quality of life. Issue. People with IDD often do not have the services, supports and personal relationships they want and need to lead a full life in the community. Gruber-Baldini AL, Ye J, Anderson KE, et al. Effects of optimism/pessimism and locus of control on disability and quality of life in Parkinson’s disease. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. ; –


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