Quality of life and psychosocial adjustment to burn injury: social functioning, body image, and health policy perspectives.

@article{Corry2009QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life and psychosocial adjustment to burn injury: social functioning, body image, and health policy perspectives.},
  author={Nida H Corry and Thomas Pruzinsky and Nichola Rumsey},
  journal={International review of psychiatry},
  year={2009},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={539-48}
}
This paper reviews four major topics related to the long-term psychosocial rehabilitation for burn survivors; (1) Body image adjustment process; (2) Social functioning challenges; (3) Interventions designed to address psychosocial rehabilitation challenges; and (4) Current policy developments in the USA and the UK that focus on raising the rehabilitation standards for psychosocial care for burn survivors. While acknowledging the close relationship between body image distress and social… CONTINUE READING
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