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Enhancing occupation through use of substances: A critical interpretative synthesis
Introduction. Substance use, as an occupation, is typically portrayed as problematic and the target of occupational therapy intervention and remediation. At the same time, psychoactive substances may be used to enhance ...
Silences around occupations framed as unhealthy, illegal, and deviant
Occupational science has made tremendous strides in establishing a theoretical and empirical knowledge base grounded in the study of occupation. Yet given its origins in occupational therapy, a health profession aimed at ...
Methamphetamine use among gay men: An interpretive review of a non-sanctioned occupation
Introduction. Attending to the nuanced meanings of non-sanctioned occupations holds the potential to better grasp the influences of occupational contexts at multiple levels. This interpretive review of the literature ...
Substance use by social workers and implications for professional regulation
Purpose. This study explores the prevalence and patterns of substance use among Canadian social workers. Legalisation of cannabis is forthcoming in Canada in 2018 and it is anticipated that professional regulatory bodies ...