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abstract

  • Comprehensive rehabilitation for acquired disabilities such as amputationAmputationand spinal cord injurySpinal cord injury (SCI)are increasingly important as the US population ages and as wounded military service members return home. Persons with disabilities constitute one of the largest minority groups in the USA. Approximately 49.7 million people in the USA live with some type of long-lasting health condition or disability (U.S. Census Bureau, Disability status: 2000. U.S. Department of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administration, Washington, 2003).

author list (cited authors)

  • Andrews, E. E., & Elliott, T. R.

citation count

  • 1

editor list (cited editors)

  • Hunter, C. M., Hunter, C. L., & Kessler, R.

Book Title

  • Handbook of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings

publication date

  • January 2014