REHABILITATION PSYCHOLOGY

Branch of psychology specializing in applying psychological understanding to chronic or disabling heath issues. Promotes prevention and treatment of such issues utilizing study of a large number of factors for recovery, such as biological, environmental, psychological, and social components to assist subjects in acquiring their highest level of function.

REHABILITATION PSYCHOLOGY: "Rehabilitation psychology is an important part of treating and preventing chronic and disabling health problems."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REHABILITATION PSYCHOLOGY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/rehabilitation-psychology/ (accessed October 14, 2019).
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