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Rehabilitation Psychology

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What is Rehabilitation Psychology?

Rehabilitation Psychology

Rehabilitation Psychology centers on the study and practice of methods to help people overcome or adjust to physiological or mental injuries, maladies or disabling conditions. They focus on assisting the individual to live as fully as possible in spite of any possible limitations from those conditions. They might work with people who have psychiatric disorders, developmental disabilities, brain injuries or any number of other challenges to improve or maintain certain functions of self-care, pain management, career/vocation and interpersonal relations. They may otherwise be involved in work related to rehabilitation, such as prevention, public education and advocacy roles.



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