Beatrice A. Wright

University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, United States 
"Beatrice Wright"

Beatrice Wright (born December 16, 1917) born Beatrice Ann Posner is an American psychologist known for her work in rehabilitation counseling. She is the author of a seminal work on disability and psychology, Physical Disability—A Psychological Approach (1960) and its second edition retitled Physical Disability—A Psychosocial Approach (1983).[

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Kurt Lewin grad student 1938-1942 University of Iowa


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Tamara Dembo collaborator 1945-1948 Stanford
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Wright BA, Lopez SJ. (2012) Widening the Diagnostic Focus: A Case for Including Human Strengths and Environmental Resources The Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology, (2 Ed.)
Wright BA. (2007) Foreword Coping With Chronic Illness and Disability: Theoretical, Empirical, and Clinical Aspects. xi-xiv
Rand CSW, Wright BA. (2001) Effects of exposure to information about appearance stereotyping and discrimination on women's body images International Journal of Eating Disorders. 29: 51-58
Rand CS, Wright BA. (2000) Continuity and change in the evaluation of ideal and acceptable body sizes across a wide age span. The International Journal of Eating Disorders. 28: 90-100
Wright BA. (1993) Division of rehabilitation psychology: Roots, guiding principle, and a persistent concern Rehabilitation Psychology. 38: 63-65
Adler AB, Wright BA. (1991) Fundraising portrayals of people with disabilities: Donations and attitudes Rehabilitation Psychology. 36: 231-240
Wright BA. (1989) Extension of Heider's ideas to rehabilitation psychology. The American Psychologist. 44: 525-8
Wright BA, Fletcher BL. (1982) Uncovering hidden resources: A challenge in assessment Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. 13: 229-235
Wright BA. (1981) Value-laden beliefs and principles for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation Literature. 42: 266-9
Wright BA. (1980) Developing constructive views of life with a disability. Rehabilitation Literature. 41: 274-9
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