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Publication Type
Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Thorburn, Marigold J.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Pathology
Article Title
The role of the family: Disability and rehabilitation in rural Jamaica
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Journal Title
Lancet
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Date of Publication
1999
Volume ID
354
Issue ID
9180
Page(s)
762-63
Language
eng
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ISSN
0140-6736
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Abstract
Focuses on, the role of the family in caring for the disabled in Jamaica; percentage of Jamaican children with handicaps; establishment of community-based rehabilitation (CBR) programs; factors influencing a family's reaction to a disabled child such as cultural practices; and the way in which parents of disabled children are treated by the medical profession.....
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