[A pioneer in occupational therapy at mental hospitals in local cities (approaches at Shichiyama Hospital at the beginning of Taisho Era)].

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Occupational therapy at mental hospitals in Japan began in 1901, when Shuzo Kure created two sewing rooms in the female section of Sugamo Hospital and allowed patients to sew pillowcases and hospital gowns for use at the hospital. In 1904, Sugamo Hospital added a work section, and occupational therapy became an official part of the hospital. In addition… (More)

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@article{Honda2009API, title={[A pioneer in occupational therapy at mental hospitals in local cities (approaches at Shichiyama Hospital at the beginning of Taisho Era)].}, author={Yoshiharu Honda and Hideo Suzuki and Hideharu Honda and Satoshi Irisawa}, journal={Seishin shinkeigaku zasshi = Psychiatria et neurologia Japonica}, year={2009}, volume={111 9}, pages={1047-54} }