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  • L A Llorens
  • The American journal of occupational therapy…
  • 1984
The role of occupational therapy as a process for changing balance from dysfunction to function is discussed in this paper. The individual as the first level environment to be considered for balance in the occupational therapy process is emphasized. The role of purposeful activity as a change determinant and as a valued treatment modality is recognized as a(More)
  • L A Llorens
  • The American journal of occupational therapy…
  • 1986
A laboratory model designed to study tasks, activities, and occupation components is described. The feasibility of the model for gathering evidence about inherent factors perceived by participants in five discrete situations that involved spinning, drawing, manual rolling, buttoning, and chewing was tested. Results provide limited but specific evidence to(More)
Fifty-five undergraduate and 22 graduate students in occupational therapy were surveyed by using the Canfield-Lafferty Learning Styles Inventory. The results of the study indicate that their learning style preferences favor the learning conditions that permit knowing and liking the instructor personally, setting one's own objectives, and working alone and(More)
The client care record is a key document for determining standards of care in occupational therapy. The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of a client care recording system for occupational therapy that combined the theoretical framework of the Developmental Analysis, Evaluation and Intervention Schedule, and the scientific method of(More)
We have suggested that certain research challenges now face the profession. In summary, these challenges may be seen as part of the dual mission of research in a practice profession. Research must contribute to the development of a body of knowledge: some research is academic and theoretical in nature and other research helps to sustain and improve clinical(More)