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Impairment, disability and handicap--old fashioned concepts?



Impairment, disability and handicap--old fashioned concepts?



Journal of Medical Ethics 27(6): 377-379



The drawbacks of using the concepts of models in discussing the problems of disabled people are discussed. It is suggested that the terms "impairment", "disability", and "handicap" can unify the different models and enhance the position of people with disabilities in society.

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PMID: 11731599

DOI: 10.1136/jme.27.6.377


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