Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 April 2014

320 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199860753

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Mental Health and Deafness

Margaret du Feu, MD and Cathy Chovaz, PhD

Professional Perspectives on Deafness: Evidence and Applications

  • Addresses common misunderstandings and misconceptions in mainstream mental health regarding treatment with Deaf patients.
  • Provides a clear overview of the most relevant issues for Deaf people over their lifespan, whether they use a spoken or signed language.
  • Enables both mainstream and specialized mental health professionals to provide the most appropriate and equitable response to the mental health needs of Deaf individuals.
  • Addresses specific mental health issues facing individuals who were born deaf or deafened early in life, individuals with acquired deafness, and individuals with both deafness and blindness.