Rehabilitation: Practices, Psychology and Health

Raimondo Lagana (Editor)
Salvatore M. Esposito (Editor)

Series: Public Health in the 21st Century, Health Care Issues, Costs and Access
BISAC: MED003060



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This book examines the practices, psychology and health-related issues issues relating to rehabilitation. The authors present topical research including biofeedback rehabilitation in ophthalmology; the rehabilitation function of motor imagery after peripheral injury or central stroke; psychosocial variables as modulators of cardiac disease rehabilitation; postural control rehabilitation in patients with neurological disorders; neuropsychological issues in stroke rehabilitation; and virtual reality technology for the rehabilitation of instability in the elderly population. (Imprint: Nova)


Biofeedback Rehabilitation in Ophthalmology
(S. Salvatore, C. Carnevale, P. Plateroti, E.M. Vingolo, Department of Ophthalmology, University La Sapienza, Polo Pontino, A. Fiorini Hospital, Terracina, Italy)

The Rehabilitation Function of Motor Imagery after Peripheral Injury or Central Stroke
(Christian Collet, Aymeric Guillot, University of Lyon, University Claude Bernard Lyon, Mental Processes and Motor Performance Laboratory, Villeurbanne, France, and others)

Impairment as Deviance and Societal Reaction Theory: Implication for Adaptation and Rehabilitation
(Sabo Suleiman Kurawa, Department of Sociology, Bayero University,
Kano State, Kano-Nigeria)

Psychosocial Variables are Important Modulators of Cardiac Disease
(Andreas Hoffmann, Michael J. Zellweger, Division of Cardiology, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland)

A Postural Control Training System for Patients with Neurological Disorders
(V.A. Dubovsky, G.K. Mironovich, The Joint Institute of Mechanical Engineering of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus)

Neuropsychological Issues in Stroke Rehabilitation
(Robert Ruchinskas, Kelly Blair, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, and others)*

Analysis of the Role of Virtual Reality Technology in the Assessment and Rehabilitation of Instability in the Elderly Population
(Hamlet Suarez, Marianna Arocena, Dario Geisinger, Alejo Suarez, Ximena Carrera, Lab. Of Otoneurology, British Hospital, CLAEH School of Medicine, Montevideo, Uruguay)*


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