Advances in Occupational Therapy Research

Lea R. Sherman (Editor)

Series: Public Health in the 21st Century
BISAC: MED061000



Volume 10

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Special issue: Resilience in breaking the cycle of children’s environmental health disparities
Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick


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This book presents original research results on the leading edge of occupational therapy. Each article has been carefully selected in an attempt to present substantial research results across a broad spectrum. This book discusses research on culturally responsive attitude development; neurorehabilitation in dementia; new perspectives in occupational therapy; hospitalized children who play do not use sleep as a coping strategy; the interaction between sensory-motor disorders and social participation in persons with an autism spectrum disorder; the development of inquiry methods in mental health occupational therapy. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)


Chapter 1 - Culturally Responsive Attitude Development: Understanding the Influence of Implicit Bias (pp. 1-28)
Robin Steed and Christine Wright (LSUHSC Shreveport, Master of Occupational Therapy Program)

Chapter 2 - Neurorehabilitation in Dementia: Effectiveness of the Use of New Technologies (pp. 29-50)
Guadalupe Vargas González, Juan Rodríguez Mansilla, María Jiménez Palomares, Antonio María Flores Nieto, Elisa María Garrido Ardila and María Victoria González López-Arza (Department of Medical-Surgical Therapy, Medicine Faculty, Badajoz, Spain)

Chapter 3 - New Perspectives in Occupational Therapy (pp. 51-66)
Iris Dimbwadyo-Terrer, Soraya Pérez-Nombela, Ana de los Reyes-Guzmán and Ángel Gil-Agudo (Biomechanics and Technical Aids Department. National Spinal Cord Injury Hospital- SESCAM. Toledo, Spain)

Chapter 4 - Hospitalized Children Who Play Do Not Use Sleep As a Coping Strategy: A Randomized Parallel Clinical Trial (pp. 67-88)
Clarisse Potasz, Maria Jose Vilela de Varela, Luciane Bizari de Carvalho, Lucila Fernandes do Prado and Gilmar Fernandes do Prado (Neuropsychiatric Department, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo; Neurosono Department/Hospital Infantil Candido Fontoura, Sao Paulo, Brazil, and others)

Chapter 5 - The Interaction between Sensory-Motor Disorders and Social Participation in Persons with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (pp. 89-134)
Claire Dumont and Mathieu Point (Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Trois-Rivières, Canada)
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Chapter 6 - The Development of Inquiry Methods in Mental Health Occupational Therapy: Looking to the Past to Inform the Future (pp. 135-192)
Danielle Hitch, Geneviève Pépin and Karen Stagnitti (Deakin University, Australia)


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