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Title: Therapeutic measures used in occupational therapy in a psychiatric setting
Authors: Bonello, Doriette
Zammit Briffa, Joanna
Keywords: Occupational therapy
Mentally ill -- Rehabilitation
Psychiatry -- Methodology
Psychotherapy patients -- Care
Mental illness -- Treatment
Issue Date: 1996
Publisher: University of Malta. Department of Psychiatry
Citation: Bonello, D., & Zammit Briffa, J. (1996). Therapeutic measures used in occupational therapy in a psychiatric setting. In P. Muscat (Ed.), Psychiatric practice and related disciplines in Malta (pp. 58-63). Malta: University of Malta, Dept. of Psychiatry.
Abstract: Occupational Therapy is the treatment of physical and psychiatric conditions whilst taking the person as a whole (Gestalt) and considering his physical, psychological/emotional and social needs. It may be achieved through specifically selected activities in order to help people reach their maximum level of function and independence in all aspects of daily life. In a psychiatric setting, the three major therapeutic measures used by an Occupational Therapist are: 1. Individual programmes 2. Group Therapy 3. Activities
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