Poster Session  |   August 2016
Not All Diseases Are Visible From the Outside: Exploring the Occupational Challenges of Lymphangioleiomyomatosis
Author Affiliations
  • Xavier University
Article Information
Advocacy / Health and Wellness / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   August 2016
Not All Diseases Are Visible From the Outside: Exploring the Occupational Challenges of Lymphangioleiomyomatosis
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011505153p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO5058
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011505153p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO5058
Abstract

Date Presented 4/8/2016

This study explored the occupational participation patterns of women living with lymphangioleiomyomatosis. Participants expressed the physical process of the disease, emotional impacts, adaptations in their daily lives, and their hopes for further understanding and advocacy of the disease.

Primary Author and Speaker: Jessica Handwerk

Contributing Authors: Joanna Estes, Sarah Schuck