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Research Article  |   August 1985
Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture, 1985: A Monistic or a Pluralistic Approach to Professional Identity?
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  • Anne Cronin Mosey, PhD, OTR, FAOTA, is Professor of Occupational Therapy, New York University, New York, NY 10003
  • The Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture was presented by Anne Cronin Mosey at the Annual Conference of the American Occupational Therapy Association on April 18, 1985 in Atlanta, Georgia.
    The Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture was presented by Anne Cronin Mosey at the Annual Conference of the American Occupational Therapy Association on April 18, 1985 in Atlanta, Georgia.×
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Research Article   |   August 1985
Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture, 1985: A Monistic or a Pluralistic Approach to Professional Identity?
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 1985, Vol. 39, 504-509. doi:10.5014/ajot.39.8.504
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 1985, Vol. 39, 504-509. doi:10.5014/ajot.39.8.504
Abstract

Occupational therapists have long been concerned with the process of articulating their identity. This paper describes in detail two approaches to that process: monistic and pluralistic. It demonstrates the advantages of a pluralistic professional identity.