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Occupational Therapy and Physical Dysfunction, 6th Edition
Curtin, Molineux, Supyk
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The sixth edition of this classic book remains a key text for occupational therapists, supporting their practice in working with people with physical impairments, stimulating reflection on the knowledge, skills and attitudes which inform practice, and encouraging the development of occupation-focused practice. Within this book, the editors have addressed the call by leaders within the profession to ensure that an occupational perspective shapes the skills and strategies used within occupational therapy practice. Rather than focusing on discrete diagnostic categories the book presents a range of strategies that, with the use of professional reasoning, can be transferred across practice settings.

This edition heralds a new era in which an international editorial team has coordinated the great work of the retiring founding editors, Annie Turner, Marg Foster and Sybil Johnson. The new editors have radically updated the book, in response to the numerous internal and external influences on the profession, illustrating how an occupational perspective underpins occupational therapy practice. A global outlook is intrinsic to this edition of the book, as demonstrated by the large number of contributors recruited from across the world.


New to this edition
  • Subtitle reflecting the primacy of occupation in occupational therapy practice
  • Inclusion of practice scenarios to illustrate the application of theory to practice
  • Features such as chapter summaries and key points, providing a quick overview of each chapter
  • A focus on strategies rather than diagnostic categories
  • Consideration of individuals, groups and communities
  • An international perspective
  • Language that is person-centred and inclusive
  • New editorial team endorsed by the former editors including Annie Turner
Author Info
By Michael Curtin, PhD, Course Coordinator, Occupational Therapy, Charles Sturt University, Australia; Matthew Molineux, BOccThy, MSc, PhD, AccOT, Associate Professor, School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia. Previously Reader and Group Head, Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, UK. and Jo-Anne Supyk, MSc, DipCOT, SROT, Senior Lecturer


Table of Contents:
List of Contributors

Foreword (Annie Turner, Marg Foster, Sybil Johnson)


Section 1: Occupation and occupational therapy in context

Chapter 1 - Defining occupational therapy (Clare Wilding)
Chapter 2 - The nature of occupation (Matthew Molineux)
Chapter 3 - Occupational therapy: a disability persepective (John Swain and Sally French)
Chapter 4 - Contesting assumptions in occupational therapy practice (Karen Whalley Hammell)

Section 2: An overview of occupational therapy practice

Chapter 5 - Occupational reasoning (Joan Rogers)
Chapter 6 - Understanding models of practice (Jo Supyk and Jacqui McKenna)
Chapter 7 - Process of assessment and evaluation (Clare Hocking)
Chapter 8 - Writing occupation focussed goals (Julia Bowman and Lise Mogensen)
Chapter 9 - Enabling skills and strategies (Michael Curtin)

Section 3: Essential foundations for occupational therapy

Chapter 10 - Person-centred practice (Thelma Sumsion)
Chapter 11 - Occupation in context (Gail Whiteford)
Chapter 12 - Enabling communication in a person-centred, occupation-focussed context (Sue Baptiste)
Chapter 13 - Analysis of occupations (Gill Chard)
Chapter 14 - Psychosocial support (Jacqui McKenna)
Chapter 15 - Advocating and lobbying (Valmae Rose, Kevin Cocks and Lesley Chenowich)
Chapter 16 - Educational strategies (Tammy Hoffman)
Chapter 17 - Health promotion and occupational therapy (Rachael Dixey)
Chapter 18 - Working with groups (Claire Craig and Linda Finlay)

Section 4: Working with and within communities

Chapter 19 - Community development (Nick Pollard, Dikaios Sakellariou and Frank Kronenberg)
Chapter 20 - Developing partnerships to privilege participation (Roshan Galvann, Peliwe Mdlokolo and Robin Joubert)
Chapter 21 - Working towards inclusive communities (Hanneke van Bruggen)
Chapter 22 - Community based rehabilitation: opportunities for occupational therapists in an evolving strategy ((Kirsty Thompson, Christina Parasyn and Beth Fuller)
Chapter 23 - Entrepreneurial opportunities in the global community (Marilyn Pattison)

Section 5: Working with the individual

Chapter 24 - Enabling engagement in self care occupations (Helen van Huet, Tracey Parnell, Virginia Mitsch and Annette McLeod- Boyle)
Chapter 25 - Leisure (Ben Sellar and Mandy Stanley)
Chapter 26 - Play (Karen Stagnitti)
Chapter 27 - Work rehabilitation (Catherine Cook and Sue Lukersmith)
Chapter 28 - Home modification: occupation as the basis for an effective practice (Catherine Bridge)
Chapter 29 - Towards universal design (Leslie C. Young, Andrew P. Payne and Sharon Joines)
Chapter 30 - Assistive devices for enabling occupations (Helen Pain and Sue Pengelly)
Chapter 31 - Wheelchairs: posture and mobility (Rachael MacDonald)
Chapter 32 - Driver assessment and rehabilitation within the context of community mobility (Marilyn di Stefano and Wendy MacDonald)
Chapter 33 - Orthotics for occupational outcomes (Natasha Lannin and Iona Novak)
Chapter 34 - Biomechanical strategies (Janet Golledge)
Chapter 35 - Skills for addressing sensory impairments (Farieda Adams and Michelle Morcom)
Chapter 36 - Moving and handling strategies (April Brooks and Maggie Bracher)
Chapter 37 - Optimizing motor performance following brain impairment (Annie McClusky, Natasha Lannin and Karl Schurr)
Chapter 38 - Cognitive and perceptual strategies (Carolyn Unsworth)
Chapter 39 - Strategies for sensory processing disorders (Deborah Windley)



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