Search for dissertations about: "occupational therapy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 166 swedish dissertations containing the words occupational therapy.

  1. 1. Occupational therapy practice for clients with cognitive impairments following aquired brain injury : occupational therapists' perspective

    Author : Kajsa Lidström Holmqvist; Ann-Britt Ivarsson; Kitty Kamwendo; Marie Holmefur; Margareta Lilja; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; occupational therapy; cognition; rehabilitation; practice; acquired brain injury; stroke; TBI; assessment; intervention; Occupational therapy; Arbetsterapi;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe occupational therapy practice for clients with cognitive impairment following acquired brain injury (CIABI) from the perspective of practicing occupational therapists (OTs).To fulfill this aim, qualitative and quantitative approaches were used including interviews (Study I) and questionnaires (Studies II -IV). READ MORE

  2. 2. On functions, abilities and quality of life after subarachnoid haemorrhage : occupational therapy aspects

    Author : Margareta Lindberg; Axel Fugl-Meyer; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Subarachnoid heamorrhage; impairment; disability; activities of daily living; work; leisure; depression; quality of life; rehabilitation; occupational therapy;

    Abstract : This investigation addresses functions/impairments, abilities/disabilities and quality of life (QoL) in a consecutive series of non-hospitalised long-term survivors (2,5-12 years) of subarachnoid heamorrhage (SAH). The investigated parameters of functions/impairments were: motor, language, perceptual and memory functions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ageing in a digital society : an occupational perspective on social participation

    Author : Caroline Fischl; Ingeborg Nilsson; Helena Lindgren; Maria Haak; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; computer; digital competence; digitalization; digital literacy; digital technology; information and communication technology; internet; intervention; occupation; occupational therapy; occupational therapy informatics; older adult; older people; social activities; Occupational therapy; arbetsterapi;

    Abstract : Background: For older adults to continue being healthy and active participants in an evolving digitalized society, there is a need to support their social participation through engagement in occupations that they need, want, or are expected to do in accordance to the roles that they assume. Occupational therapists together with other professionals face emerging challenges to promote older adults’ engagement in occupations mediated by digital technology. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Tree Theme Method – an occupational therapy intervention applied in outpatient psychiatric care

    Author : Birgitta Gunnarsson; Mona Eklund; Avdelningen för arbetsterapi och gerontologi vård och samhälle Institutionen för Hälsa; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; creative activities; evaluation; life storytelling; mental health; occupational therapy; therapeutic realtionship; Occupational therapy; Arbetsterapi;

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  5. 5. Measuring the impact of body functions on occupational performance : validation of the ADL-focused occupation-based neurobehavioral evaluation (A-ONE)

    Author : Guðrún Árnadóttir; Anne Fisher; Britta Löfgren; Erik Bautz-Holter; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; occupational therapy; Rasch measurement; activities of daily living; assessment; stroke; dementia; neurology; outcome; Occupational therapy; Arbetsterapi; arbetsterapi; Occupational therapy;

    Abstract : Background: Among the instruments commonly used by occupational therapists working in the area of rehabilitation of persons with neurological disorders are evaluations of both occupation, such as activities of daily living (ADL), and body functions. While persons with neurological diagnoses typically have symptoms that represent diminished neurobehavioral functions, the resulting pattern of neurobehavioral impairments affecting ADL performance often differs among diagnostic groups. READ MORE