Conditions in Occupational Therapy: Effect on Occupational Performance

Title

Conditions in Occupational Therapy: Effect on Occupational Performance

Department

Occupational Therapy

Document Type

Book

Files

Description

his Third Edition focuses on chronic health problems and their impact on an individual's physical, cognitive, psychological, and social capabilities. Readers learn how the patient's age, life tasks, and living environment affect occupational therapy needs, and how to determine what occupational therapy services to provide. Chapters present the etiology, symptoms, prognosis, and progression of conditions frequently encountered in practice. Case studies at the end of every chapter help students apply the content to real-life clinical situations.

This edition includes new chapters on anxiety disorders and cardiopulmonary disorders. The expanded art program includes more photos, drawings, charts, and graphs.

ISBN

0781754879

Publication Date

2007

Keywords

Occupational Therapy, Case Studies, Mental Disorders

Disciplines

Nervous System Diseases | Occupational Therapy | Rehabilitation and Therapy

Comments

Edited by Ben J. Atchison & Diane K. Dirette

Citation for published book

Atchison, Ben, and Diane K. Dirette. Conditions in Occupational Therapy: Effect on Occupational Performance. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007