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ERIC Number: EJ671160
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0034-3552
Catastrophe, Chaos, and Complexity Models and Psychosocial Adjustment to Disability.
Parker, Randall M.; Schaller, James; Hansmann, Sandra
Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, v46 n4 p234-41 Sum 2003
Rehabilitation professionals may unknowingly rely on stereotypes and specious beliefs when dealing with people with disabilities, despite the formulation of theories that suggest new models of the adjustment process. Suggests that Catastrophe, Chaos, and Complexity Theories hold considerable promise in this regard. This article reviews these theories and suggest applications in adjustment to chronic illness and disability. (Contains 44 references and 2 figures.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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