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Disability Research

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Disability Research is an interdisciplinary field which addresses issues of functional impairments and disabilities from the perspectives of several subjects in the social and behavioural sciences, humanities, medicine, care sciences, natural sciences and technology. In addition to being a theoretical discipline, Disability Research is a field closely related to practitioners and clients. Disability is a complex, relative and interdisciplinary problem area. Research and graduate education in the field of Disability Research has a long tradition at Örebro University (ÖU) and Örebro University Hospital (ÖUH).

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