"I'm Healthy": Construction of health in disability


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NAZLI A.

DISABILITY AND HEALTH JOURNAL, cilt.5, ss.233-240, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 5 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.dhjo.2012.06.001
  • Dergi Adı: DISABILITY AND HEALTH JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.233-240

Özet

Background: The bio-mechanical view of medicine being disabled, implies unhealthiness because these states are not included in the physical and mental medical norms. This study is to show how people with physical disabilities define health and being healthy within a social framework and to demonstrate the impact of social environments on people with physical disabilities given their application of the social model and their process of social construction.