Handbook of Rehabilitation Psychology
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Rehabilitation psychology is one of the fastest growing areas in psychology, and practitioners in this area must now understand an astounding array of information. Handbook of Rehabilitation Psychology is here to help, providing a groundbreaking resource that captures the depth and breadth of this changing field. A comprehensive overview of rehabilitation psychology, the handbook covers both the traditional core of the field and related areas such as the social psychology of disability, behavioral neuroscience, and the critical contributions of neuroimaging.
Written for both scientists and practitioners, the book covers chronic disease, injury, and disability and addresses contemporary practice issues, research, and policy concerns. Also explored throughout is the value of rehabilitation psychology to serve the psychological needs of the chronically ill, who now take up half of today's health care dollars. With its broad coverage and stellar list of contributors, Handbook of Rehabilitation Psychology is destined to become a classic in the field.