Poster Session
Issue Date: July 01, 2017
Published Online: August 07, 2017
Updated: June 13, 2018
Arthritis: Patients’ Perspectives on Quality of Life and Occupation
Author Affiliations
  • Florida A&M University
  • Florida A&M University
Article Information
Arthritis / Musculoskeletal Impairments / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   July 01, 2017
Arthritis: Patients’ Perspectives on Quality of Life and Occupation
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111505121. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO4042
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111505121. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO4042
Abstract

Date Presented 3/31/2017

This qualitative study explored perspectives on quality of life and occupations of people with arthritis through an open-ended online survey of Facebook community members. Data were analyzed using grounded theory. Participants defined quality of life in terms of participation in valued occupations.

Primary Author and Speaker: Denise Morgan

Additional Authors and Speakers: Barbara Kornblau, Debora S. Oliveira

Contributing Authors: Dera Gaston, Mikale Williams