Talking about Life after Early Psychosis: The Impact on Occupational Performance

  title={Talking about Life after Early Psychosis: The Impact on Occupational Performance},
  author={Jocelyn A. Brown},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy},
  pages={156 - 163}
  • Jocelyn A. Brown
  • Published 1 June 2011
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy
Background. In early psychosis, the phase of illness and developmental stage pose unique challenges to recovery and provision of services. Insight into subjective experience is needed to achieve optimal outcomes. Purpose. To understand the complex ways that early psychosis affects occupational performance. Methods. Phenomenology and occupational life history were used to explore lived experience of occupational performance with five participants. Three interviews with each person focused on… 

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