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Occupational therapists’ perceptions of gender – A focus group study
Linköping University, Department of Social and Welfare Studies, Division of Health, Activity and Care. Linköping University, Faculty of Health Sciences.
Hälsohögskolan, Jönköpings universitet.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-1607-187X
Sahlgrenska akademin, Göteborgs universitet.
2012 (English)Conference paper, Oral presentation with published abstract (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

'Doing gender' in encounters with clients has been investigated previously in social science, but has not been explicitly researched from an occupational therapy perspective.The aim was to describe how occupational therapists perceive gender, and its importance for occupational therapy and daily work.The material was based on four focus group interviews that included 17 occupational therapists. The analysis showed two emerging themes: 'The concept of gender is tacit in occupational therapy' and 'Client encounters'. The first theme was for instance built up of the 'Client-centred approach', and 'Values'. The second theme consisted of 'Communication', 'Assessment' and 'Interventions'. Occupational therapists were unaware of the possibility that they were 'doing gender' in their encounters with clients. Implications of these findings for education and practice should include the gender perspective and its consequences for our clients, which could increase the awareness, and its relevance for health in bothmen and women.

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2012.
Keyword [en]
Culture, encounter, social construction
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Occupational Therapy
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-80067OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-80067DiVA: diva2:545290
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9th COTEC Congress of Occupational therapy, 24-27 maj 2012, Stockholm
Available from: 2012-08-19 Created: 2012-08-19 Last updated: 2013-09-13Bibliographically approved

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