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ERIC Number: EJ468736
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0342-5282
Perceiving Oneself as "Disabled" or as Having a "Disabling Condition": A Discriminant Function Analysis.
Krauss, Herbert H.; And Others
International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, v16 n2 p119-31 Jun 1993
A survey of 1,000 Americans with self-ascribed disabling conditions identified 6 factors differentiating individuals who did and did not consider themselves "disabled," including (1) belief that others considered them disabled, (2) self-rated severity of disability, (3) identification with others with disabilities, (4) gender, (5) perceived extent of limitations, and (6) needing equipment to walk. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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