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Increasing awareness of stigmatization : advocating the role of occupational therapy

@inproceedings{Domer2012IncreasingAO,
  title={Increasing awareness of stigmatization : advocating the role of occupational therapy},
  author={Ryan A. Domer},
  year={2012}
}
This article compares experiences of social isolation and perceptions of belonging between lower-income and higher-income people. We conducted individual interviews with 60 higher-income and 59 lower-income study participants and six group interviews with 34 low-income participants from two Canadian cities. Subsequently, a representative sample of 1,671 lowerand higher-income participants was surveyed by telephone. Income was a consistent predictor of measures of isolation and sense of… Expand
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