Taylor LaVoi, Alyssa Kostreba, Sonia Zimmerman; The Effects of Self-Stigma on Occupational Engagement for Adults With Mental Illness. Am J Occup Ther 2017;71(4_Supplement_1):7111505157. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO7081
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Date Presented 4/1/2017
This study explores the effects of self-stigma on occupational engagement for adults with mental illness. Results indicate self-stigma occurs early in the illness; time and supports reduce self-stigma and increase occupational engagement. Early intervention promotes management of mental illness.
Primary Author and Speaker: Taylor LaVoi
Additional Authors and Speakers: Alyssa Kostreba
Contributing Authors: Sonia Zimmerman
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