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Do psychological factors predict adjustment to acquired disability

Astrid Brooke

Do psychological factors predict adjustment to acquired disability

an exploration of the relationship between attributional style, self-esteem, locus of control and psychological adjustment to physical disability and sensory impairment

by Astrid Brooke

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (Clin.Psy.D.) - University of Birmingham, School of Psychology, 1996.

Statementby Astrid Brooke.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16750459M

Shaffer: "Adjustment Is the relationship which becomes established among biological heritage or organism, the environ­ ment and personality",^ Skinner: "Adjustment involves the organization of per­ sonality. This organization leads to the stability that is an active adjustment of injiividual to his social and physical en- 2 vironment"•. • Decreased psychological adjustment based on the perception of others – “I think my husband is in deep denial about how his brain injury has affected him.” • Reduced safety – “The therapists think that I shouldn’t be cooking when I’m alone but they don’t know everything.” • Decreased productive outcomes (return to work,File Size: 1MB.

PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS PREDICTING THE ADJUSTMENT AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF UNIVERSITY STUDENTS by Marc Marvin Sommer submitted in accordance with the requirements for the degree of support from family members do not predict adjustment andAuthor: Marc Marvin Sommer. Psychological reactions to stroke are manifested in myriad ways in the days, months, and years after a stroke. 2–7 Although not every patient develops intense emotional responses to stroke, those who do often have risk factors that make them more vulnerable to psychological consequences. 3, 4, 8–11 Attention paid to those patients who may.

Kendra Cherry, MS, is an author, educational consultant, and speaker focused on helping students learn about psychology. Steven Gans, MD is board-certified in psychiatry and is an active supervisor, teacher, and mentor at Massachusetts General Hospital. In psychology, an attitude refers to a set of emotions, beliefs, and behaviors toward a. Many people think of physical injuries when it comes to disability. However, every year, millions of Americans are affected by psychological, emotional, and mental disorders that impact their day to day life, as well as their ability to maintain a job.


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Stage Models of Psychosocial Adjustment Historically, the process of psychosocial adjustment following an acquired disability has been viewed as a sequence of stages (Fortier & Wanlass, ), similar to those experienced during the grief associated with one's imminent death or the loss of a loved one (Kubler-Ross, ).

Stress, Psychological Factors, and Health TABLE Subtypes of Adjustment Disorders Disorder Chief Features Adjustment Disorder with Depressed Mood Sadness, crying, and feelings of hopelessness Adjustment Disorder with Anxiety Worrying, nervousness, and jitters (or in children, separation fears from primary attachment figures).

Introduction []. Currently, people with physical disabilities constitute a very large and simultaneously a heterogeneous group of general population, as the term physical disabilities is broad and covers a wide range of disabilities, including both congenital and acquired disabilities.

The onset of an individual’s physical disability or chronic illness brings great changes in all. Resilience, Coping, & Disability: The Development of a Resilience Intervention Paper is based on a program presented at the American Counseling Association Conference, MarchHonolulu, HI.

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Theories of Post Stroke Psychological Adjustment. By David Wasielewski. This article is a discussion of the theories of psychological adjustment that a patient might experience as a result of an acquired disability associated with a stroke.

Clinical psychology integrates science, theory, and practice in order to understand, predict and relieve problems with adjustment, disability, and discomfort. It promotes adaption, adjustment, and.

Suffering from an injury leading to physical or psychological disability is similar to going through a mourning process and is similar to mourning the loss, for example, of a loved one.

The mourning process involved in the adjustment to disability can be divided into a. Psychological and Social Aspects of Disability. Author The experience of an injury that leads to a psychological or physical disability is similar to enduring a mourning process and might be equated to the loss of a loved one; for example.

The mourning process can involve adjustment to the disability the person experiences and may be Author: Wendy Taormina-Weiss. (HealthDay)—Psychosocial factors may be more important than traditional clinical measures in predicting functional disability in the first year after a.

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There are Other Factors to Consider: core self-evaluation, age discrimination, level of occupation, belief in work ethic, support from employers, changes in physical and cognitive functioning. *** Question of whether job satisfaction increases, decreases, or stays the same over adulthood is surprisingly difficult.

The purpose of this article is to present a primer regarding some of the major concepts taught in rehabilitation counseling education programs in the United States relevant to psychosocial adjustment to disability. The literature review provides a summary of proposed explanations of adjustment to disability, a complicated and individual process.

A major Cited by: A psychological disability or psychiatric disability refers to a spectrum of mental disorders or conditions that influence our emotions, cognitions, and/or behaviors. Psychological disabilities. Historically, the process of psychosocial adjustment following an acquired disability has been viewed as a sequence of stages (Fortier & Wanlass, ), similar to those experienced during the grief associated with one's imminent death or the loss of a loved one (Kubler-Ross, ).

Freud and disability. if goal instability would predict adjustment and health following disability. into societal and individual perspectives of disability. This book seems to be primarily. adjustment to the emotional and physical consequences of disability, and coping with and confronting environmental and attitudinal barriers, stress, and related social adjustment.

His evaluation expertise includes compre-hensive assessment of Cited by: Introduction: Factors have been identified in association with the psychological adjustment of children and adolescents with Type 1 diabetes such as metabolic control (McDonnell et al., ), maternal functioning (Schmidt, ) and protective parenting (Mullins et al., ).

Parenting factors may have an impact on young childrenFile Size: 1MB. Learn psychology of adjustment with free interactive flashcards.

Choose from different sets of psychology of adjustment flashcards on Quizlet. Early attempts to predict the development of chronic pain and associated disability based on psychological factors focussed mainly on personality theories, traumatic childhood experiences or pre-existing psychopathology (for reviews see Asghari and Nicholas ; Gamsa ; Roy ; Weisberg and Keefe).

However, these propositions are unproven, and the support. Factors of inter-individual variability in the psychological adjustment to the decision of terminating the pregnancy.

We also analyzed individual and relational variables considered relevant in the literature. Of these, we presented only the findings that had. Psychosocial adjustment following acquired disability is often represented as a linear sequence of stages which do not sufficiently address the complexity of this process.Module 3 covers the issues of clinical assessment, diagnosis, and treatment.

We will define assessment and then describe key issues such as reliability, validity, standardization, and specific methods that are used. In terms of clinical diagnosis, we will discuss the two main classification systems used around the world – the DSM-5 and ICDconcept of disability-as-behavior and the importance of psychological constructs in relation to disability reduction (Fordyce, Fowler, & Delateur, ).

Current work within the disability-as-behavior paradigm employs social cognition models, such as the theory of planned behavior (TPB), to understand the factors that act to influence behavior.