What interventions in the scope of occupational therapy practice improve the leisure exploration and participation of military personnel experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)?
By the end of the presentation participants will be able to:
- Describe how symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) impacts leisure exploration, leisure participation, and overall quality of life
- Identify at least three advantages of using an occupational therapy (OT) approach to address the challenges for military personnel experiencing symptoms of PTSD
- Discuss evidence based interventions within the scope of OT that address challenges to leisure exploration and participation for military personnel diagnosed with PTSD
Recommended CitationFlanders, OTS, Aaron; Jacko, OTS, Brenna; Fox, OTS, Stacie; and Miller, OTS, Deana, "Occupational Therapy and Military Personnel: Working Together to Win the War Against PTSD's Effects on Leisure Participation" (2018). Collaborative Research and Evidence shared Among Therapists and Educators (CREATE Day). Paper 78.