On the concept of disability. A review of WHO proposals

Authors

  • Celsa Cáceres Rodríguez Dpto. de Trabajo Social y Servicios Sociales de la Universidad de La Laguna. Tenerife. Islas Canarias. Spain.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.51445/sja.auditio.vol2.2004.0030

Keywords:

deficit, disability, handicap

Abstract

The concept of disability has recently been reviewed by the World Health Organization (WHO), as a consequence of the need to adjust diagnostic procedures to new realities, here is a brief review of the evolution that this concept has had since the first international classification of impairments, disabilities and handicaps (ICIDH).

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References

INSERSO (1986). Clasificación Internacional de Deficiencias, Discapacidades y Minusvalías. Madrid: INSERSO. (Orig. 1983 ).

OMS (2001). Clasificación Internacional del Funcionamiento, las Discapacidades y la Salud. Ginebra: OMS (CD-ROM, multilingüe. Versión 1.0).

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Published

2004-11-01

How to Cite

Cáceres Rodríguez, C. (2004). On the concept of disability. A review of WHO proposals. Auditio, 2(3), 74–77. https://doi.org/10.51445/sja.auditio.vol2.2004.0030

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AUDITIO 2001-2020