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14 Cards in this Set

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Environmental systems approach:
-idea that therapy must go beyond traditional approches
-focus is on isolated cognitive or comm. skills
belief of environmental approach:
rehab should be empowering to achieve a personally fulfilling, socially meaningful and functionally effective world
Disorders secondary to stroke
1. depression
2. frustration
3. anger/hostility
4. anxiety
5. withdrawel
6. denial
7. catastrophic reaction
Kubler-Ross steps of coping:
1. shock
2. denial
3. bargaining/compromise
4. anger
5. acceptance
patient & family steps
1. severe illness or crisis
2. recuperation stage
3. rehabilitation
4. post-rehab
5. institutionalization
Aphasia consequences:
-comes with no warning
-remains permanantly
-nothing cures underlying pathology
-affects the victim and all who have a relationship w/ him/her
Aphasia permanacy requires:
affected parties somehow confront/cope with and decide how to life with it
Aphasia intervention:
-needs to be a realization
1. change/void of what has not returned since the stroke
2. acknowledgment of permanancy and the effort to "live with it"
History of therapy:
-began in WWII
-dealing w/ chronicity meant support groups
-clinical strategies were not seen as carried over
disordered system
functional consequences of the impairment such as the comm. difficulties
social consequences of the disability such as the role of employment isolation
Chronic disability includes:
factors that obstruct the continuance of daily life and these later aquired symtpoms are integral to defining the nature of the disorder
current Aphasia Tx idea:
-thought of as a life-long predicament for all persons intimately involved
-view from repair of comm. to enhancement of life