Questions of the body and the identity in personality assessment of people with disabilities
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Starting from the present state of special psychological assessment and evaluation the author discusses the further possibilities of the knowledge of disabled persons. Focusing on the field of identity forming as well as the role of the body in this procedure, theories are cited that show the possible directions of research in the field of rehabilitation psychology. Among the modern theories of the body the author looks over those feminist theories connected to the notion of disability. Analysing the connection of biological basis and its social representations in the psychological theories of identity the role of different body experiences and body-image boundaries as well as the questions of narrative identity are mentioned.
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