Depression is often expected in our society during physical rehabilitation. This and similar expectations structure the experience of a physical disability. Contradictions in expectations and demands by providers to conform to this paradigm create barriers in the rehabilitation process. Changes in the physical rehabilitation paradigm are briefly suggested.
Deegan, Mary Jo
"Depression and Physical Rehabilitation,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 4
, Article 13.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol4/iss6/13