Theoretical Basis of Occupational Therapy: An Annotated Bibliography of Applied Theory in the Professional Literature

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Theoretical Basis of Occupational Therapy, Second Edition has been completely updated and revised to offer the most information in the most efficient way to occupational therapists.

This exciting new edition begins with a discussion of the uses and applications of occupational therapy theory and offers ways of thinking about and organizing the theory. It includes an extensive annotated bibliography of occupational therapy theory. Significant developments in occupational therapy theory over the past 25 years are classified and discussed in a user-friendly, organized format.

One of the essential components to Theoretical Basis of Occupational Therapy, Second Edition is the taxonomy of occupational therapy theory, which organizes the mass of theory into a "filing system" that is consistent with how occupational therapists think about occupation and about humans and environment.

Perfect for the practicing occupational therapist or student, this necessary text contains volumes of information accessible in one convenient place.

Five Theory Areas Covered Inside:

Physical determinants of occupation Psychological-emotional determinants of occupation Cognitive-neurological determinants of occupation Socio-cultural determinants of occupation Environmental determinants of occupation

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About the Author:

Mary Ann McColl, PhD is a professor in occupational therapy at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, and director of research at Queen's Centre for Health Services and Policy Research. She was formerly the head of occupational therapy at Queen's, and before that she was director of research at Lyndhurst Spinal Cord Centre, Toronto, Ontario, and assistant professor in occupational therapy at the University of Toronto. She is one of the authors of the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure, as well as several other books, including Introduction to Disability (McColl & Bickenbach, 1998).   

Mary Law, PhD is a professor and associate dean of rehabilitation science, associate member of the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and co-director of CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. Her clinical and research interests centre on the development and validation of client-centered outcome measures, evaluation of occupational therapy interventions with children, the effect of environmental factors on the participation of children with disabilities in day-to-day activities, and transfer of research knowledge into practice.   

Debra Stewart, MSc is an assistant clinical professor in the School of Rehabilitation Science and a co-investigator of CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research. She also provides private, community-based occupational therapy services to children and youth with special needs as part of REACH Therapy Services.   

Lorna Doubt, MSc has been an adjunct lecturer in School of Rehabilitation Therapy at Queen's University and is currently a paediatric therapy consultant for Northumberland Child Development Centre, Port Hope, and case manager for Northern Lights Vocational Services, Minden, Ontario.   

Nancy Pollock, MSc is associate clinical professor, School of Rehabilitation Science and co-investigator, CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research. Her research, teaching, and clinical practice focus on children and adolescents with developmentally related occupational performance problems. She is also one of the authors of the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure.   

Terry Krupa, PhD is an assistant professor and chair of the Occupational Therapy Program at Queen’s University. Her research interests focus on the processes by which individuals with psychiatric disabilities come to participate in meaningful community occupations. Dr. Krupa is also involved in examining interpretations of disability and how this influences service delivery.   

Penny Bryden, PhD
 is an associate professor and Head of the Department of History at Mount Allison University. She is the author of Planners and Politicians: Liberal Politics and Social Policy, 1957-1968, which is about the design and introduction of a national Medicare program in Canada.

Review:

"The extensive bibliography is a dream for the occupational therapy student, and very useful and practical for all practitioners…This book is a must-have for all occupational therapists…An excellent publication!"

— Farah Naz Khan, Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy



 "If you are teaching the labyrinth that is occupational therapy theory or you want to revisit the roots of occupation-based practice, then this is the book for you... The text is definitely a worthwhile read... I would recommend this book based on its quality organization and as an economical alternative to the current need of purchasing several textbooks and downloading a host of articles to cover the same material."   

— Christine Wright, PhD, OTR/L, Occupational Therapy in Health Care

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