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Title Psychoprosthetics / Pamela Gallagher, Deirdre Desmond, Malcolm MacLachlan, editors
Published London : Springer, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (xi, 164 pages) : illustrations
Contents Psychoprosthetics: an introduction / Pamela Gallagher, Deirdre Desmond, and Malcolm MacLachlan -- Coping and psychosocial adjustment to amputation / Deirdre Desmond and Pamela Gallagher -- Limb loss and body image / Bruce Rybarczyk and Jay Behel -- Management of chronic pain after limb loss / Dawn M. Ehde and Stephen T. Wegener -- Cognition and mobility rehabilitation following lower limb amputation / Brian O'Neill -- Psychological adjustment to lower limb amputation: an evaluation of outcome measurement tools / Dalton L. Wolfe, Jackie S. Hebert, William C. Miller, A. Barry Deathe, Michael Devlin, and Luljeta Pallaveshi -- Interventions for psychological issues in amputation: a team approach / Stephen T. Wegener, Susan E. Hofkamp, and Dawn M. Ehde -- Anthropology and its individual, social, and cultural contributions to psychoprosthetics / Seth D. Messinger -- Embodiment and prosthetics / Craig D. Murray -- Osseoperception and osseointegrated prosthetic limbs / Kerstin Hagberg, Eva Häggström, Stewe Jönsson, Björn Rydevik, and Rickard Brånemark -- Virtual and augmented reality, phantom experience, and prosthetics / Jonathan Cole -- Psychological fit of a prosthetic arm: an illustrative case study using repertory grid analysis with a user of a high-tech upper limb prosthesis / Sinéad Ní Mhurchadha, Elisabeth Schaffalitzky, Pamela Gallagher, and Malcolm MacLachlan
Summary Psychoprosthetics is the study of the psychological aspects of prosthetic use and of rehabilitative processes in those conditions that require the use of prosthetic devices. This book contributes to an understanding of the complex human dynamics involved in prosthetic use and provides an analysis of the practice, research and theory in the field
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
In Springer eBooks
Subject Prosthesis -- Psychological aspects
Prostheses and Implants -- psychology
Rehabilitation -- psychology
Prostheses and Implants
MEDICAL -- Prosthesis.
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
Rehabilitation -- psychology.
Prosthesis -- Psychological aspects.
Prostheses and Implants -- psychology.
Orthopedic surgery
Form Electronic book
Author Gallagher, Pamela.
Desmond, Deirdre.
MacLachlan, Malcolm.
LC no. 2007933181
ISBN 9781846289804