Psychoprosthetics

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Pamela Gallagher, Deirdre Desmond, Malcolm Maclachlan
Springer London, Jan 15, 2008 - Medical - 164 pages

Psychoprosthetics brings together, into one easily accessible volume, the most recent and exciting research and knowledge in this new field. Psychoprosthetics is defined as the study of psychological aspects of prosthetic use, and of rehabilitative processes in those conditions that require the use of prosthetic devices.

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Contributors will be well-known clinicians, practitioners, researchers and academics who work with prosthetics. The editors have considerable experience in reviewing, editing and publishing and are leaders in this field. They have published in all the leading relevant journals related to the area, have been invited to speak at key conferences and lead an active multidisciplinary group of researchers and clinicians interested in applying many aspects of psychology to prosthetic use, especially in regard to the rehabilitation of people with amputations.

All editors direct the Dublin Psychoprosthetics Group – a multidisciplinary group of researchers and clinicians interested in applying many and varied aspects of psychology to prosthetic use, especially in regard to the rehabilitation of people with amputations.: (See www.tcd.ie/psychoprosthetics).

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