Poster Session
Issue Date: August 01, 2016
Published Online: November 17, 2016
Updated: June 13, 2018
Experiences of Independence After the Transition From Pediatric to Adult Health Care
Author Affiliations
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Article Information
Health and Wellness / Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   August 01, 2016
Experiences of Independence After the Transition From Pediatric to Adult Health Care
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011505102. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO1054
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011505102. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO1054
Abstract

Date Presented 4/7/2016

This study investigated experiences of independence among young adults with chronic health conditions. Two main themes emerged from the data: facilitators and components of independence. Findings highlight the individuality of independence and its connection to roles, routines, and occupation.

Primary Author and Speaker: Sarah Hodges

Contributing Author: Emily Furgang Kertcher