Can the social model explain all of disability experience? Perspectives of persons with chronic fatigue syndrome.

  title={Can the social model explain all of disability experience? Perspectives of persons with chronic fatigue syndrome.},
  author={Ren{\'e}e R Taylor},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  volume={59 5},
  • Renée R Taylor
  • Published 1 September 2005
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association
OBJECTIVE The social model of disability has had a major influence on the academic field of disability studies and on contemporary understandings of the causes and experience of disability. The purpose of this study was to examine the adequacy of the social model for explaining the disability experience of persons with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). METHODS This qualitative study examined the experiences of 47 adults with CFS participating in a research project that aimed to evaluate a… 

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