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Definition of Terms

Acceptance > is a person's agreement to experience a situation, to follow a process or condition (often a negative or uncomfortable situation) without attempting to change it, protest, or exit. An express act or implication by conduct that manifests assent to the terms of an offer in a manner invited or required by the offer so that a binding contract is formed. > act of taking or receiving something offered >deal with positive welcome; favor and endorsement >act of believing Amputation > Removal of part or all of a body part enclosed by skin. > is the removal of a body extremity by trauma, prolonged constriction, or surgery Amputee > A person who has undergone an amputation Community > a group of interacting people, possibly living in close proximity, and often refers to a group that shares some common values, and is attributed with social cohesion within a shared geographical location, generally in social units larger than a household. Coping > is the process of managing stressful circumstances > has been defined in psychological terms by Susan Folkman and Richard Lazarus as "constantly changing cognitive and behavioral efforts to manage specific external and/or internal demands that are appraised as taxing “or "exceeding the resources of the person". Coping mechanism >can also be described as ‘survival skills’. They are strategies that people use in order to deal with stresses, pain, and natural changes that we experience in life. >an adaptation to environmental stress that is based on conscious or unconscious choice and that enhances control over behavior or gives psychological comfort.

Self. and can be attached to the body externally or implanted surgically. a body part. tasks and study that an individual undertakes as they strive to improve their self knowledge. Weakening. Impairment > any abnormality of.development > it is the set of activities.“any restriction or lack resulting from any impairment of ability to perform an activity in the manner or within the range of considered normal for a human being. lack > a shortage or lacking of substances. . emotional. or system. > is a problem in body function or structure. replacement of missing limbs or organs with artificial substitutes. this may be due directly or secondarily to pathology or injury and may be either temporary or permanent. incompleteness.Deficiency > the quality or state of being deficient. partial or complete loss of. It is an artificial replacement for a missing or non-functioning body part. > According to WHO. especially as a result of injury or disease Prosthetics >In the branch of medicine or surgery that deals with the production and application of artificial body parts. cognitive. necessary to health Disability > may be physical. or loss of the function of. or deterioration. sensory. It can be either functional or cosmetic. mental. insufficiency. Rehabilitation > The process of restoration of skills by a person who has had an illness or injury so as to regain maximum self-sufficiency and function in a normal or as near normal manner as possible. organ. damage. developmental or some combination of these.

The trauma may be blunt or penetrating. or a large social grouping sharing the same geographical or virtual territory. minimally-invasive catheter procedures. as from violence or accident. Pathology a body wound or shock produced by sudden physicalinjury.Self -reliance >the capacity to rely on one’s own capabilities. Psychiatry an experience that produces psychological injury or pain. and to manage one’s own affairs. Vascular surgery > is a specialty of surgery in which diseases of the vascular system.. subject to the same political authority and dominant cultural expectations. are managed by medical therapy. or arteries and veins. It is a group of people living as a community or an organized group of people for a common purpose. the psychological injury so caused. and surgical reconstruction. traumatism. independence Society > is a group of people related to each other through persistent relations. the condition produced by this. Trauma > is an injury to the body that occurs when a physical force contacts the body. .