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."
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