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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-02-25T20:52:13-0500
This study seeks to determine the feasibility and efficacy of a Problem Solving Therapy intervention for the treatment of late life depression (LLD). Participants diagnosed with LLD will p...
There are almost 700,000 Gulf War Veterans (GWV) with 25-30% suffering from a devastating multi-symptom illness coined Gulf War Illness (GWI). GWV with GWI report significant activity limi...
This study seeks to determine the feasibility and efficacy of a Problem Solving Therapy intervention for the treatment of late life depression (LLD). Participants diagnosed with LLD will ...
This study will evaluate the effectiveness of problem solving therapy in treating depressed, cognitively impaired older adults.
The aim of this 2-year study will assess the acceptability and feasibility of offering Problem Solving Skills Therapy (PSST) to cancer survivors and their caregivers focusing on the highes...
In response to the well-documented need for evidence-based cancer caregiver support, we examined the feasibility of problem-solving therapy for family caregivers of cancer patients receiving outpatien...
Occupational engagement is the foundation of occupational therapy. We identified perspectives of 18 occupational therapy practitioners on integrating occupation-based interventions during postacute ca...
Because of age-related changes in sleep patterns, older adults may get less sleep than the recommended amount and experience decreased performance in daytime activities as a result. This article exami...
Evidence Connection articles provide a clinical application of systematic reviews developed in conjunction with the American Occupational Therapy Association's (AOTA's) Evidence-Based Practice Project...
Sports medicine is a wide field of knowledge with a focus on the physical and psychological aspects of individuals; unfortunately, it is not well-known among occupational therapy practitioners. If at ...
The assessment, treatment, and management of soft tissue injury or dysfunction. Therapy is designed to reduce tension and irritation in affected tissues and may include MASSAGE; muscle stretching, or direct pressure on muscles, connective tissue, and TRIGGER POINTS.
Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.
Evaluation procedures that focus on both the outcome or status (OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT) of the patient at the end of an episode of care - presence of symptoms, level of activity, and mortality; and the process (ASSESSMENT, PROCESS) - what is done for the patient diagnostically and therapeutically.
Preliminary cancer therapy (chemotherapy, radiation therapy, hormone/endocrine therapy, immunotherapy, hyperthermia, etc.) that precedes a necessary second modality of treatment.
Assessment of psychological variables by the application of mathematical procedures.