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Editors: Thilo Kroll (Alliance for Self Care Research, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Interdisciplinary Disability Research Institute (IDRIS), Univ. of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland)
Book Description:
This volume 'Disability and Health' covers a broad range of topics by researchers from several countries, including Canada, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States. The selection of papers reflects current research trends and applications at the intersection of disability and health. The book contains disability-related topics stretching across the life span from childhood obesity and the assessment of health and function in older adults. It is a core principle of 'Disability and Health' publications to combine the expertise of researchers from various disciplinary backgrounds including psychology, sociology, public health, health services research, health policy, disability studies, medicine, and rehabilitation research.

Table of Contents:

Disablity Classification

Chapter I - Linking the Barthel Index, Reintegration to Normal Living Index and OARS-IADL to the ICF to characterize Community-Dwelling Elders, pp. 3-22;
(Lise Poissant, Sara Ahmed and Nancy E. Mayo)

Chapter II - Cross-Walking ICF to the TMIG-IC- Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology's Index of Competence: An Application of ICF to Community-Living Elderly, pp. 23-30;
(Kristine A. Mulhorn)

Chapter III - Evaluating the ICF as a Framework for Clinical Assessment of Persons for Assistive Technology Device Recommendation, pp. 31-38;
(Sajay Arthanat and James A. Lenker)

Chapter IV - Application of the ICF Codes in Geriatric Assessment: Use of the ICF Qualifiers to Quantify Health Information, pp. 39-56;
(Jiro Okochi and Tai Takahashi)

Health Care Service Delivery

Chapter V - Community-Based Participatory Research: Applications for Research in Health and Disability, pp. 59-87;
(Kenneth C. Hergenrather and Scott D. Rhodes)

Chapter VI - Peer-Mentoring and Disability: Current Directions and Future Applications, pp. 89-108;
(Erin Hayes and Fabricio Balcazar)

Chapter VII - The Prevalence of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Practitioner Use by People with Physical Disabilities, pp. 109-121;
(Matthew J. Carlson and Gloria Krahn)

Health Education and Promotion

Chapter VIII - Development and Evaluation of a Training and Support Programme for Parents of Children with Disabilities or Chronic Conditions, pp. 125-150;
(L.A. Powell and J.H. Barlow)

Chapter IX - Lay-Led, Self-Management for People with a Long-Term Health Condition: UK Results, pp. 151-162;
(AP Turner, J.H. Barlow and C. Heathcote-Elliot)

Living with Long-Term Disabling Conditions

Chapter X - Coping with Cancer, pp. 165-180;
(Maria Fotiadou)

Chapter XI - Experiences with Healthcare Services and Quality of Life among German Myasthenia Gravis Patients, pp. 181-205;
(Sabine Twork, Joerg Klewer, Dieter Pohlau andJoachim Kugler)

Chapter XII - Obesity in Children and Adolescents: Psychological and Social Aspects, pp. 207-226;
(Petra Warschburger)


      Disability and the Disabled-Issues, Laws and Programs
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2007 4th Quarter
   ISBN: 1-60021-792-3
   Status: AV
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