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Psychometric properties of Client's questionnaire from the Canadian version of the Wisconsin Quality of Life-Index (CaW-QLI) were assessed with two groups, 89 English (E) and 94 French (F) individuals with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder. Sub-samples of 40 E and 36 F were re-interviewed within a 2-week period. Spearman correlations-SC between each(More)
The purpose of this article is to convey the findings of two studies related to the perception of past, present and future roles, the value attributed to these roles as well as the role patterns. Both studies were conducted with adults who have schizophrenia and are involved in a rehabilitation or work program. Data were collected from two sources: 1)(More)
This article describes Anne Cronin Mosey's theory of "Activities Therapy". What it is, by whom it can be practiced and how she views psychosocial dysfunction is briefly portrayed. A more elaborate description of the theoretical concepts such as Basic Skills, Public Self and Private Self are presented. The application of this theory and its use is brought(More)
Severe mental disorders affect the daily activities and lifestyles of people suffering from these problems. A descriptive study was conducted in order to determine the meaning that people with severe mental disorders give to their daily activities. In this study, the meaning of the activities was defined based on Kielhofner's Human Occupation Model, using(More)
Professional rehabilitation of people with severe mental illness is a field of research often left aside. Despite the aspiration of people with severe mental illness to employment, their presence in the job market remains low. Lack of supports appears to be one explanation. Thus, the aim of this study was to identify the types of necessary supports to(More)
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