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2012-2013 Graduate Catalog 
    
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PHYT 7221 - Psychosocial Aspects of Disability


(2) Credit Hours

Includes the study of basic concepts and principles essential to the understanding of therapist/patient/family reactions to disability and disease. Issues regarding non-health factors, physical, psychological and social functions are discussed as related to the impact on quality of life. Specific topics include employment and architectural barriers and regulations, various reactions to specific diseases and disabilities, and death and dying. Roles of other professions, agencies and support groups facilitating adjustment to functional limitations and disability are included. Spring semester; year 2.



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