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The dynamic nature of participation - Experiences, strategies and conditions for occupations in daily life amongst persons with late effects of polio


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Title: The dynamic nature of participation - Experiences, strategies and conditions for occupations in daily life amongst persons with late effects of polio
Authors: Santos Tavares Silva, Iolanda
E-mail: iolanda.tavares-silva@neuro.gu.se
Issue Date: 26-Feb-2016
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Audiology, Logopedics, Occupational Therapy & Physiotherapy
Parts of work: I. Santos Tavares I, Thorén-Jönsson A-L. Confidence in the future and hopelessness: Experiences in daily occupations of immigrants with late effects of polio. Scand J Occup Ther 2013; 20:1, 9-20.
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II. Santos Tavares Silva I, Thorén-Jönsson A-L. Struggling to be part of Swedish society: Strategies used by immigrants with late effects of polio. Scand J Occup Ther 2015; 22:6, 450-61.
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III. Santos Tavares Silva I, Thorén-Jönsson A-L, Sunnerhagen KS, Dahlin-Ivanoff S. Processes influencing participation in daily lives of immigrants with late effects of polio in Sweden. Submitted for publication.

IV. Santos Tavares Silva I, Ottenvall Hammar I, Willén C, Sunnerhagen KS. Fatigue among persons with late effects of polio is a common, but hard to explain phenomenon - a cross- sectional study in Sweden. Submitted for publication.
Date of Defence: 2016-03-17
Disputation: Torsdagen den 17 mars 2016, kl.13, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Activities of daily living
Cross-sectional study
Fatigue
Grounded Theory
Immigrants
Occupational science
Occupational therapy
Post-polio syndrome
Qualitative study
Abstract: Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to explore the conditions for daily occupations, and how these are reflected in the daily lives of people with the late effects of polio. Four studies (studies I–IV) are included in this research: three follow a qualitative approach exploring the experiences, strategies, and conditions for daily occupations among immigrants with the late effects of polio, and one follows a quantitative approach to explore the possible factors associated with fatigue among ... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9734-5 (Hard copy)
978-91-628-9735-2 (e-pub)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/39566
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