A descriptive desktop study evaluating the use of occupational therapy in the treatment of mental health conditions
Fear, Bethan Louise
Cardiff Metropolitan University
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A descriptive desktop study evaluating the use of occupational therapy in the treatment of mental health conditions is the chosen question put forward in this piece of research. This question has been chosen to be examined as the subject of this piece of undergraduate research. The motivation behind undertaking this piece of research is to bring light to the use of occupational therapy and to draw attention to it as a treatment for mental health conditions around the world. Setting aims and objectives for a piece of research will allow for an explanation as to why the research is being conducted, what is hoped will be achieved and how. The aim for this particular piece of research is to critically evaluate the use of occupational therapy in the treatment of mental health conditions. The objectives that will help to achieve this are firstly, to conduct thorough research into studies that have already been conducted in similar fields. Secondly, to look at contributing factors that may have been dismissed by other researchers and expand upon them. Lastly, to look at the effectiveness of occupational therapy in relation to other treatments and therapies that are available.
BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care
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