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Against pain as a tool in professional work on people with severe disabilities

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John O'Brien has been involved for many years in advocacy for people with disability. He and his wife, Connie Lyle, focus on assisting organisations respond effectively to the needs of individuals. In this article, he opposes the use of pain as a tool on others. This is namely because it undermines conditions for creating community. These conditions decrease the occurrence of pain and sustain humans to live together in times of joy and suffering. Keyword: Professionals

Author
O'Brien, John
Source
TASH Newsletter Volume 17 Issue 11 and 12 Nov/Dec 1991
Publisher
TASH
Publication Date
1 December 1991
Category
Professionals
Keywords
Professionals
Origin
United States

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