Katie Polo, Amy Ragle, Gabrielle Ingram, Nicole Scholl, Tamzyn Mather, Taylor Welch; "It Takes a Village to Get Through Cancer ”: A Photovoice Study Exploring the Lived Experiences of Community Cancer Survivors. Am J Occup Ther 2020;74(4_Supplement_1):7411505170. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-RP304C
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Date Presented 03/28/20
Researchers introduce a unique finding, a cultural shift, that occurs during cancer survivorship. This shift includes “funneling effects, ” such as changes in client factors, changes in perspective, and the experience of distress, all of which influence occupational engagement. Specifically, occupations were either lost, gained, or modified. Understanding the impact a cultural shift has on occupational engagement during survivorship underpins OT’s ability to build client-centered interventions.
Primary Author and Speaker: Katie Polo
Additional Authors and Speakers: Amy Ragle, Gabrielle Ingram, Nicole Scholl, Tamzyn Mather, Taylor Welch
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