Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation

Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation

ISSN print
1052-2263
ISSN online
1878-6316
Volume
40-41; 6 issues
Status
Last issue (41:1) online on 25 June 2014
Next issue
41:2 scheduled for August 2014
Back volumes
2-39
Subject
Biochemistry, Medicine & Health, Rehabilitation & Assistive Technology
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The journal is associated with APSE, the Association for Persons in Supported Employment. www.apse.org.


The Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation will provide a forum for discussion and dissemination of information about the major areas that constitute vocational rehabilitation. Periodically, there will be topics that are directed either to specific themes such as long-term care or different disability groups such as those with psychiatric impairment. Often a guest editor who is an expert in the given area will provide leadership on a specific topic issue. However, all articles received directly or submitted for a special issue are welcome for peer review. The emphasis will be on publishing rehabilitation articles that have immediate application for helping rehabilitation counselors, psychologists and other professionals in providing direct services to people with disabilities. Original research articles, review articles, program descriptions, and case studies will be considered for publication. Ideas for special topical issues are welcomed as well.

Editor-in-Chief
P.H. Wehman, PhD
Virginia Commonwealth University
Rehabilitation Research and Training Cente on Workplace Supports
1314 West Main Street
PO Box 842011
Richmond, VA 23284-2011
USA
Tel.: +1 804 828 1851
Fax:+1 804 828 2193
Email: pwehman@vcu.org

Technical Editor
Roberta S. Martin
Virginia Commonwealth University
Rehabilitation Research and Training Center
Richmond, VA
USA
Tel.: +1 804 827 0749
Fax:+1 804 828 2193
Email: rsmartin@vcu.edu

Editorial Board
M. Agran, USA
R. Alston, USA
A.J. Armstrong, USA
M. Benz, USA
V. Brooke, USA
N. Brooks-Lane, USA
S. Bruyere, USA
J. Butterworth, USA
M. Callahan, USA
E. Carter, USA
C. Chan, China
F. Chan, USA
A. Cheng, China
R. Cimera, USA
A. Condelucci, USA
S. Eidelman, USA
E. Fabian, USA
R. Fraser, USA
R. Gervey, USA
E. Getzel, USA
R. Habeck, USA
C. Hanley-Maxwell, USA
J. Hanophy, USA
C. Hughes, USA
S. Hutcheson, USA
D. Johnson, USA
L. Jönsson, Sweden
B. Jordán De Urríes, Spain
W. Kiernan, USA
L. Kontosh, USA
J.S. Kreutzer, USA
B. Lawhead, USA
P. Leather, USA
A. Lewis, USA
R. Luecking, USA
C. Lynch, Ireland
P. Malette, Canada
D. Mank, USA
S. Moone, USA
D.A. Neubert, USA
B. Niemiec, USA
J. Novak, USA
L. Owens, USA
W. Parent, USA
M. Richardson, USA
E.S. Rogers, USA
D. Rosenthal, USA
J. Rothrock, USA
P. Rumrill, USA
C. Schall, USA
M. Simonsen, USA
A. Siu, China
K. Spence-Cochran, USA
K. Storey, USA
D. Test, USA
C. Thoma, USA
J. Toscano, USA
A. Trainor, USA
P. Tuckerman, Australia
D. Unger, USA
M.A. Verdugo, Spain
P.N. Walsh, Ireland
M. Wehmeyer, USA
S. West, USA
M. West, USA
K. Wilson, USA
D. Wittenburg, USA

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Email: pwehman@vcu.org

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    Anderson, A. K. (2005). Affective influences on the attentional dynamics supporting awareness. Journal of 
                   Experimental Psychology: General, 154, 258–281.
    Anderson, A. K., Christoff, K., Panitz, D., De Rosa, E., & Gabrieli, J. D. E. (2003). Neural correlates of 
                    the automatic processing of threat facial signals.Journal of Neuroscience, 23, 5627–5633.
    Armony, J. L., & Dolan, R. J. (2002). Modulation of spatial attention by fear-conditioned stimuli: An event-related 
                    fMRI study.Neuropsychologia, 40, 817–826.
    Beck, A. T., Epstein, N., Brown, G., & Steer, R. A. (1988). An inventory for measuring clinical anxiety:
                    Psychometric properties.Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 56,893–897.
    Calvo, M. G., & Lang, P. J. (2004). Gaze patterns when looking at emotional pictures: Motivationally 
                   biased attention.Motivation and Emotion, 28, 221–243.
    Carretie, L., Hinojosa, J. A., Martin-Loeches, M., Mecado, F., & Tapia, M. (2004). Automatic attention 
                    to emotional stimuli: Neural correlates.Human Brain Mapping, 22, 290–299.

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