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Towards an understanding of occupational therapy professional practice knowledge in mental health services

  title={Towards an understanding of occupational therapy professional practice knowledge in mental health services},
  author={L. Adamson},
This study critiqued historical, philosophical and political factors influencing occupational therapy (OT) professional practice knowledge in the context of public mental health services located in Victoria, Australia. The research was situated within the interpretive paradigm of scientific inquiry, using a hermeneutic process to construct and interpret five texts portraying the evolution of OT in mental health services. A series of conversations with key occupational therapists yielded… Expand
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