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dc.contributor.advisorBrown, Roy I.
dc.contributor.authorMoreau, Linda
dc.coverage.spatial2000002952en
dc.date.accessioned2005-07-21T21:42:22Z
dc.date.available2005-07-21T21:42:22Z
dc.date.issued1986
dc.identifier.citationMoreau, L. (1986). Aspects of disability in an urban centre in central Alberta (Unpublished master's thesis). University of Calgary, Calgary, AB. doi:10.11575/PRISM/23156en_US
dc.identifier.isbn0315360216en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1880/23781
dc.descriptionBibliography: p. 221-226.en
dc.description.abstractThe prevalence, service usage, and service requirements of residents of the city of Red Deer aged 18-65 years of age who were cognitively disabled, with or without associated physical and/or sensory disabilities, were examined in this study. Aspects of quality of life were examined with a small subsample of this population. All agencies that provided direct service to disabled adults in the city of Red Deer were asked to participate in the epidemiological survey. A random sample, which took into account the size and proportion of males and females who received services, was selected by each of the four agencies asked to participate in the quality of life research. The prevalence rates found in the present study were discussed in relation to perceived service needs, and comparisons were made with other surveys, including the 1984 Calgary service survey. Service needs in the present study were observed in all major service sectors. Findings in terms of the quality of life of cognitively disabled persons were reviewed, and trends found in the present study were compared to those obtained by Brown et al (1985). Theoretical and practical implications of the results of the present study, as well as the limitations of the study, were examined. Finally, the research conclusions and suggestions for future research were reviewed.
dc.format.extentxii, 231 leaves ; 30 cm.en
dc.language.isoeng
dc.rightsUniversity of Calgary graduate students retain copyright ownership and moral rights for their thesis. You may use this material in any way that is permitted by the Copyright Act or through licensing that has been assigned to the document. For uses that are not allowable under copyright legislation or licensing, you are required to seek permission.
dc.subject.lccHV 3008 C3 M65 1987en
dc.subject.lcshMentally handicapped - Alberta - Red Deer
dc.subject.lcshMental health services - Alberta - Red Deer
dc.titleAspects of disability in an urban centre in central Alberta
dc.typemaster thesis
dc.publisher.institutionUniversity of Calgaryen
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.11575/PRISM/23156
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Science
thesis.degree.nameMS
thesis.degree.nameMSc
thesis.degree.disciplineEducational Psychology
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Calgary
dc.identifier.lccHV 3008 C3 M65 1987en
dc.publisher.placeCalgaryen
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University of Calgary graduate students retain copyright ownership and moral rights for their thesis. You may use this material in any way that is permitted by the Copyright Act or through licensing that has been assigned to the document. For uses that are not allowable under copyright legislation or licensing, you are required to seek permission.