From disablement to enablement: Conceptual models of disability in the 20th century

@article{Masala2008FromDT,
  title={From disablement to enablement: Conceptual models of disability in the 20th century},
  author={Carmelo Masala and Donatella Rita Petretto},
  journal={Disability and Rehabilitation},
  year={2008},
  volume={30},
  pages={1233 - 1244}
}
Purpose. The aim of this work is to provide a general view of the conceptual elaborations on disablement in the 20th century and to discuss the role of these different contributions in developing the current concepts of disablement. Method. A review of the literature on conceptual models of disablement in the past century has been performed. Results. The 20th century has witnessed important theoretical considerations on health, diseases and their consequences. These considerations have… 
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