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  • The World of Occupational Therapy 2nd Edition For People Who Want to Know and Think about Occupational Therapy
    The World of Occupational Therapy 2nd Edition For People Who Want to Know and Think about Occupational Therapy
    • Edited by: Noriko Kamakura, Hiroshi Yamane, Toshiko Futaki
    • Written by: Noriko Kamakura
    • Published: 2004 / ISBN978-4-89590-205-2

    What is Occupational Therapy?
    This book takes this old and new root question on OT's identity, and thinks it through from various aspects as history, cases, practice styles, theory, and effect-testing, from the author's own experiences and insights. It is a spirited reconstruction of the author's firm view on this topic, essential for all occupational therapists and students of occupational therapy, as an introduction for beginners, and, as a bible for practitioners.

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  • Introduction to Investigative Approaches for Occupational Therapists
    Introduction to Investigative Approaches for Occupational Therapists
    • Written by: Noriko Kamakura, Tamako Miyamae, Hajime Shimizu
    • Published: 1997 / ISBN978-4-89590-068-3

    This is an initiation into investigative approaches which contributes to the clinical and scientific aspects of occupational therapy. This book illustrates on the quantitative studies as how to have your mindset and be prepared before beginning a study, how to build a study plan, and necessary procedures, and also, on qualitative studies as ethnographic studies and case studies. It is a comprehensible and specific illustration on various occupational therapy studies explained with actual cases.

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  • Psychiatric Disorders and Occupational Therapy 3rd Edition
    Psychiatric Disorders and Occupational Therapy 3rd Edition
    • Written by: Hiroshi Yamane
    • Published: 2010 / ISBN978-4-89590-349-3

    We now live in a new era with the ICF, integration disorder syndromes, and healthcare innovations. With this in mind, the author re-questions the ways of occupational therapy in the field of psychiatry. Since the first edition in 1997, this book has received the support of many. This 2nd edition is more strongly established for education and for clinic purposes. It is a long-awaited text suitable for today’s practices, with richer contents, and a new cover, highly recommended for people involved in psychiatric disorders and occupational therapy.

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  • Occupational Therapy for the Gerontic Stage the 2nd and Augmented Edition
    Occupational Therapy for the Gerontic Stage the 2nd and Augmented Edition
    • Edited by: Noriko Kamakura, Hiroshi Yamane, Toshiko Futaki
    • Written by: Natsumi Asami, Kyoko Moriguchi
    • Published: 2009 / ISBN978-4-89590-326-4

    This is the ultimate edition on occupational therapy for the elderly. By taking into account the rapid institutional changes, it illustrates the universal essence of occupational therapy unaffected by these rapid changes. This 2nd and augmented edition renews each statistical data to the latest ones, and newly adds contents such as the orientation of occupational therapy for the elderly by the ICF (The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health), key points in observation assessments, and a brief overview of various institutions.

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  • Developmental Disorder and Occupational Therapy - Basic Edition
    Developmental Disorder and Occupational Therapy - Basic Edition
    • Edited by: Noriko Kamakura, Hiroshi Yamane, Toshiko Futaki
    • Written by: Kiyotaka Iwasaki
    • Published: 2001 / ISBN978-4-89590-149-9

     

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  • Developmental Disorder and Occupational Therapy - Practical Edition
    Developmental Disorder and Occupational Therapy - Practical Edition
    • Edited by: Noriko Kamakura, Hiroshi Yamane, Toshiko Futaki
    • Written by: Mitsuo Kishimoto
    • Published: 2001 / ISBN978-4-89590-150-5

    In the Basic Edition, philosophy of occupational therapy, one of the most important issues, is explained along with the significances and variations of play for children, play equipments, and also, various support for fostering these children. In the Practical Edition, the actual assessments and treatments of occupational therapy are illustrated, followed by survival, health, independence, play, and academic support for these children, how to understand and deal with problematic behaviors, and the challenges of occupational therapy in this field. The author’s consistent view pointed out clearly in the Basic Edition, augmented by his historical investigations from Japan and abroad, will surely be of help and use in actual practice.

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  • People and Group, and Space 2nd Edition-Group Dynamics
    People and Group, and Space 2nd Edition-Group Dynamics
    • Edited by: Noriko Kamakura, Hiroshi Yamane, Toshiko Futaki
    • Written by: Hiroshi Yamane, Akemi Kayama, Toshihiro Kato, Toshiko Nagakura
    • Published: 2007 / ISBN978-4-89590-282-3

    This is the 2nd edition of the best selling textbook which details the features, effects, variations, and key points in the usage of group therapy, with explanations of its theory, specific practice of programs, its assessments, and recording method. This newer edition is drastically revised by reviewing how, among the rapid changes of “groups and spaces of people”, we can re-understand and use these as therapeutic and supportive means in various settings; essential reading for beginners and workers who create and practice actual group programs.

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  • Patient and Work, and Occupation 2nd Edition What is Occupation for Patient?  How Can We Use It?
    Patient and Work, and Occupation 2nd Edition What is Occupation for Patient? How Can We Use It?
    • Edited by: Noriko Kamakura, Hiroshi Yamane, Toshiko Futaki
    • Written by: Hiroshi Yamane
    • Published: 2005 / ISBN978-4-89590-236-6

    This book makes clear the features and effects of “work activity” as a therapy, support, and a tool for involvement, by associating it with human development, brain function, body, mind, and learning. This 2nd edition newly adds “work, work activity and life function” as a new chapter, and describes the relation of activity pursuance and life function which becomes the basis for activity pursuance, from the clinical viewpoint that applies the ICF(International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health)’s basic principle

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  • Occupational Therapy for Higher Cerebral Dysfunction
    Occupational Therapy for Higher Cerebral Dysfunction
    • Edited by: Noriko Kamakura, Hiroshi Yamane, Toshiko Niki
    • Written by: Noriko Kamakura, Rumi Honda
    • Published: 2010 / ISBN978-4-89590-359-2

    The author who is a leading scholar and clinician and known as "the mother of occupational therapy" provides history and knowledge of occupational therapy for patients with higher cerebral dysfunction in detail, and discuss it with her long clinical experiences and vast amount of references in great depth. This is truly a unique textbook for those who are looking for further their understanding about higher cerebral dysfunction and occupational therapy.

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  • Occupational Therapy Interview Skill –To Share One's Life Story—
    Occupational Therapy Interview Skill –To Share One's Life Story—
    • Edited by: Akemi Kayama, Masayoshi Kobayashi
    • Published: 2009 / ISBN978-4-89590-345-5

    This is a practical manual for interviews that every occupational therapist should keep. How do occupational therapists gather necessary information in practice? By illustrating pitfalls and points which should not be overlooked with detailed case examples, this book imparts wisdoms and skills to novice OTs to be better clinicians.

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  • Two Communication Processes in Treatment and Support Mechanisms of Therapy using Work, and the Formulation of Therapeutic Relationships
    Two Communication Processes in Treatment and Support Mechanisms of Therapy using Work, and the Formulation of Therapeutic Relationships
    • Written by: Hiroshi Yamane
    • Published: 2008 / ISBN978-4-89590-302-8

    Occupational, or, work therapy, is established by two communication processes. 1. One’s communication with the body mediated by work, and communication with life and society mediated by that body. 2. Communication (the establishment of therapeutic and supportive relationship) between one (the subject) and another (giver of therapy and support), which formulates upon the common experience as work. This is a must-read which can be used as a clinical text to learn the therapeutic mechanisms of work therapy and the establishment of therapeutic relationships, and as a text which shows a new model and a new viewpoint to readers who are considering the usage of occupational therapy in the future.

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  • Introduction of Hand Therapy 2nd Edition
    Introduction of Hand Therapy 2nd Edition
    • Edited by: Noriko Kamakura, Hiroshi Yamane, Toshiko Futaki
    • Written by: Mayumi Nakata, Mineo Oyama
    • Published: 2006 / ISBN978-4-89590-255-7

    Today, occupational therapists increasingly handle cases such as bone fractures, carpal canal syndromes, and tendon injuries, making hand therapy all the more an important field in occupational therapy. This edition has gone through a thorough revision with deeper and newer contents, by taking into account the present situation as above, and also the revision of the definition and services of hand therapy in North America, not to forget the revision of the classification of chronic pain by the International Association for the Study of Pain.

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  • Thermoplastic Splint Making Manual
    Thermoplastic Splint Making Manual
    • Edited by: Sadako Tsubota
    • Written by: Rikiya Shirato, Yasuhito Sengoku, Mari Sakagami
    • Published: 2012 / ISBN978-4-89590-414-8

    This is a step-by-step visual manual for making the basic cock-up splint, swan neck splint, to button-hole splint using thermoplastic material that is easy to molding at the clinical site. In addition, by mostly using molding techniques like draping and pinch-and-wrap, this book meets the professionals request for saving time. This is suitable for both students and therapists who want to learn and improve those techniques.

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  • All about the Hand Splints 3rd Edition
    All about the Hand Splints 3rd Edition
    • Written by: Kiyoshi Yazaki
    • Published: 2006 / ISBN978-4-89590-245-8

    In this text, illustrations and photographs are all offered by the author himself. Beginning with the history of equipments, introduction of various splints, diseases, clinical conditions, splint therapy for each disability, and moreover, the maneuver for making splints, are all described in detail, in this one book. In this 3rd edition, latest equipments are newly introduced, making splint-making an easier technique.

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  • Rehabilitation for Upper Limb Lymphedema
    Rehabilitation for Upper Limb Lymphedema
    • Edited and Written by: Masahiro Abo, Izumi Yoshizawa
    • Published: 2011 / ISBN978-4-89590-377-6

    This book details the process from diagnosis to specific rehabilitation for upper extremity lymphedema, and explains the protocol for treating breast-cancer related lymphedema which corresponds with 4 stages of breast cancer treatment: “preventive stage” when there is no lymphedema occurred, “stabilized stage” is when breast cancer has not treated yet, “treatment stage” is in the treatment, and then “terminal stage” which palliative care can be applied.

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  • Approach towards Recovery of Finger Function by rTMS and Intensive Occupational Therapy – Upper Limb Paralysis from Cerebral Apoplexy
    Approach towards Recovery of Finger Function by rTMS and Intensive Occupational Therapy – Upper Limb Paralysis from Cerebral Apoplexy
    • Edited by: Masahiro Abo, Wataru Kakuta
    • Written by: Aki Yokoi
    • Published: 2010 / ISBN978-4-89590-364-6

    The development of neuroscience in recent years urges us to redefine the notion of the rehabilitation of upper limb paralysis caused by cerebral apoplexy. It has been common practice to change the hand dominance of patients, since 95% of them would reach a plateau and not be able to recover after 4 months from the onset. This book suggests a new possibility of recovery of finger function for patients who are believed to have reached a plateau by combining rTMS (repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation) with intensive occupational therapy. Compiling the practices and their evidences from a group in The Jikei University School of Medicine, this book is invaluable for rehabilitation physicians and occupational therapists.

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  • Upper Limb Function Approach in Occupational Therapy by Disorders
    Upper Limb Function Approach in Occupational Therapy by Disorders
    • Edited by: Shinichi Yamamoto
    • Published: 2012 / ISBN978-4-89590-408-7

    This book includes the general theory on functions and roles of upper limb followed by an overview on each disorder and a different approach by disorders such as cerebrovascular disorder, Parkinson’s disease, spinal injury, rheumatoid arthritis, peripheral nerve injury, bone fracture, hand surgical disease, ALS, and breast cancer (lymphedema). It also includes amputation, points for upper limb function treatment, and case reports. This is a practical book for professionals who want to by personalizing the treatment for each patient to maximize their abilities of upper limbs, and support all patients’ daily life.

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  • Occupational Therapy for Disorders of the Central Nervous System―From Specific Intervention Theory to ADL, Welfare Equipments, and Dwelling Environments
    Occupational Therapy for Disorders of the Central Nervous System―From Specific Intervention Theory to ADL, Welfare Equipments, and Dwelling Environments
    • Edited by: Shinichi Yamamoto
    • Published: 2009 / ISBN978-4-89590-331-8

    By the therapists' intervention as they consider “brain plasticity” and present adequate assignments, the capacities and possibilities of subjects with disorders of the central nervous system change. This book analyzes the movements of healthy people the disabled subjects, and shows the key points for therapeutic intervention (perception-motion approach) with actual cases. This is a practical guide for occupational therapists and physical therapists involved with the rehabilitation of central nervous system disorders.

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  • SST for Occupational Therapy ― Approach towards Cognitive-Behavioral Disorders
    SST for Occupational Therapy ― Approach towards Cognitive-Behavioral Disorders
    • Edited by: Tetsuhiko Kishimoto, Kazuyuki Hirao
    • Published: 2008 / ISBN978-4-89590-321-9

    This is an easy-learning text which illustrates how occupational therapy and SST (social skills training) are useful in helping disabled persons live in communities, or what kind of situation is a cognitive-behavioral disorder and how occupational therapy and SST are useful for that, by assuming the actual livelihoods in communities. Simply put, this is the utmost SST practical text “of occupational therapists, by occupational therapists, for occupational therapists.”

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  • Pocket Edition Clinical Handbook for OTs Augmented Edition
    Pocket Edition Clinical Handbook for OTs Augmented Edition
    • Written by: St. Marianna University School of Medicine and Hospital Rehabilitation Department, Occupational Therapy Branch
    • Published: 2007 / ISBN978-4-89590-287-8

    This guideline points out the vital crux of occupational therapy in clinic. It is natural for beginners to be puzzled. With this in your pocket however, you can well be assured. Typical disorders which are often encountered in the clinic, as the cerebrovascular disease, and spinal cord injury, are all covered in this book. Contents are discussed and illustrated surrounding 4 themes as the following; 1. Before collecting information, 2. Before working on assessment and training, 3, Assessment, 4. Training. It is best suited for educating beginners and for clinical exercises. Also, this augmented edition compiles the latest references in all contents.

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  • I・ADL Strategies, Tactics, and Techniques of Occupational Therapy 3rd Edition with DVD
    I・ADL Strategies, Tactics, and Techniques of Occupational Therapy 3rd Edition with DVD
    • Edited by: Munehiro Ikuta
    • Published: 2012 / ISBN978-4-89590-395-0

    It has been 4 years since the first edition on “ADL”, which has been receiving favorable comments, ever since its publication. The 2nd edition which illustrates the new “strategies, tactics, and techniques of occupational therapy” that accords well with today's practice has come out at last. Principles of ADL that correspond with the present ICF generation are added in each chapter, contents are naturally richer, and the DVD which is the first attempt for this edition offers techniques of ADL that come from the author's long term experience in the clinic, making the learning and acquiring of the techniques easy.

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  • Activity and Occupational Therapy
    Activity and Occupational Therapy
    • Edited by: the Study Group for Activity
    • Published: 2010 / ISBN978-4-89590-362-2

    This book outlines the history and the current situation of activity in rehabilitation and its importance and the role. Also it simply explains each purpose, method, background, and indication given the unique characteristics of different care sites using actual case examples. It includes the key points of how to purchase or request the tools and materials. 45 arts-and-crafts centric activities which proven to be effective from long experiences and know-hows are introduced.

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  • Recreation 2nd Revised Edition Therapeutic Recreations that Promote Social Participation
    Recreation 2nd Revised Edition Therapeutic Recreations that Promote Social Participation
    • Supervised by: Kumiko Terayama
    • Edited by: Haruki Nakamura, Akemi Kayama, Akemi Miyazaki
    • Published: 2004 / ISBN978-4-89590-216-8

    In this 2nd revised edition, the actuals of recreation to promote social participation are introduced by separate diseases and disorders, moreover, by various institutions, with a rich variation of recreational events, by considering the ICF (International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health) as its basis. Number of diseases, disorders, institutions, and recreational events are increased immensely, and illustrative pictures are shown in 2 colors, making them even clearer.

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  • Hand Made Self Help Devices
    Hand Made Self Help Devices
    • Written by: Yoshihiko Matsumoto
    • Published: 2004 / ISBN978-4-89590-213-7

    Using a self help device can make a movement go smoothly, and bring benefits beyond expectation for people with disabilities. Sometimes it works as a springboard for the next step. This book uses a great amount of photographs and charts, and gives details on materials such as plastic, rubber, wood, and metal, and also the features of necessary tools to craft these materials. The processes for making some of the self-help equipments are shown too, so that readers are able to see how the tools and materials are actually being used.

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  • Occupational Therapy for Pervasive Development Disorder
    Occupational Therapy for Pervasive Development Disorder
    • Edited by: Chieko Karashima
    • Published: 2010 / ISBN978-4-89590-368-4

    The first chapter of this book contains the outline of the developmental disorder, then the evidence and practice of occupational therapy for children with pervasive developmental disorder and their families are in the second chapters, and it suggests occupational therapy which progressing with life stages. Then, in the forth chapter, this book also introduces (various technology for developmental disorder.)

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  • ADL for Children and Adults with Developmental Disorders, and their Families A Picture Book of Techniques for Occupational Therapists Basic Edition
    ADL for Children and Adults with Developmental Disorders, and their Families A Picture Book of Techniques for Occupational Therapists Basic Edition
    • Written by: Chieko Karashima
    • Published: 2008 / ISBN978-4-89590-293-9

    In this edition, the basis for standard techniques is mainly illustrated from these viewpoints; the features of children with developmental disorders, and the limits of basic ADL. Child support and the planning of occupational therapy for ADL support are also specifically described, from the assessment and interpretation of the livelihoods of the children and their parents. By showing these transactions between the children and activity, parents, and occupational therapists, readers are sure to be touched by the stories of occupational therapy, as if reading a good picture book.

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  • ADL for Children and Adults with Developmental Disorder, and their Families A Picture Book of Techniques for Occupational Therapists Practical Edition
    ADL for Children and Adults with Developmental Disorder, and their Families A Picture Book of Techniques for Occupational Therapists Practical Edition
    • Edited by: Chieko Karashima
    • Published: 2008 / ISBN978-4-89590-309-7

    In this practical edition, the livelihoods of children and their families are shown in “three-space charts” and “maps of livelihoods.” Integration of evaluation and interpretation are done by the “ICF (International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health)” to promote the evaluation of occupational performance and to clarify the true needs, while understanding the background factors of children and their families. In exposing the whole picture of the summarized evaluation (integration and interpretation) and occupational therapy plans, this book will report on the basis for having reached child-raising support and ADL support, from the actual clinical site.

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  • That's Why I like Occupational Therapy!
    That's Why I like Occupational Therapy!
    • Written by: Yasuaki Hayama
    • Published: 2012 / ISBN978-4-89590-411-7

    The author wrote this book from both sides of occupational therapy, as a service receiver and provider. There are 17 stories about people who regain their lives and social roles through meaningful activities (occupation). The author found the power of occupation from his own experience after a stroke. He showed the evidence of the power through clients in his day service center.

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  • Would You Like a Glimpse into a Senior OT's Brains? The Things I Value in Practice
    Would You Like a Glimpse into a Senior OT's Brains? The Things I Value in Practice
    • Written by: Masahiro Tanigawa
    • Published: 2006 / ISBN978-4-89590-254-0

    When one faces a patient, what should one look at, what should one feel, and how should one respond to the acquired information and initiate occupational therapy? This book compiled the popular serial column by Masahiro Tanikawa, on the “Occupational Therapy Journal” of 2005, and added new clinical settings and illustrations on clinical reasoning. The expert will solve your professional problems and troubles over collaborating with other professional fields!

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  • Would You Like a Glimpse into a Senior OT's Brain?
    Would You Like a Glimpse into a Senior OT's Brain?
    • Written by: Kazuo Kariyama
    • Published: 2010 / ISBN978-4-89590-358-5

    The Best Part of Being an OT in Psychiatry Kazuo Kariyama, who has been involved in the clinical practice of psychiatric occupational therapy for 20 years, gives his view in this book. Daily greetings and communication – what is the true meaning hidden in these casual words and actions? Based on 12 pre-published regular feature stories from The Japanese Journal of Occupational Therapy, this book adds 25 side stories, including their aftermaths and similar cases. It illustrates the best parts of psychiatric occupational therapy through many episodes and numerous quotations from Kariyama himself. His natural attitude, his sensitivity towards the clinical, and his stance to be there for the subject will inspire you to improve your own occupational therapy.

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  • Occupational Therapy Renaissance People and Disability in ADL 1 Disability in Eating, and the Approach
    Occupational Therapy Renaissance People and Disability in ADL 1 Disability in Eating, and the Approach
    • Edited by: Hiroshi Yamane, Toshihiro Kato
    • Published: 2002 / ISBN978-4-89590-166-6

    “Eating” is an indispensable act for a person to live. In this book, a person's life and his/her relations with the act of eating can be learned from its basic interpretation, and, upon that, disabilities of eating in people with various disabilities, are clearly illustrated, using the knowledge and techniques of occupational therapy.

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  • Occupational Therapy Renaissance People and Disability in ADL 2 Disabilities in Transferring, and the Approach
    Occupational Therapy Renaissance People and Disability in ADL 2 Disabilities in Transferring, and the Approach
    • Edited by: Hiroshi Yamane, Shigemi Nakamura, Hitomi Kamisaku
    • Published: 2004 / ISBN978-4-89590-177-2

    What kinds of interferences arise from diseases and disorders for “transferring?” What kinds of support can one give for a person to move to a place of his/her will when he/she pleases, and regain his/her freedom? This book clearly introduces the ways to relate to movements such as sitting and standing, riding, and transferring, by making use of the knowledge and techniques of occupational therapy.

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  • Occupational Therapy Renaissance People and Disability in ADL 3 Disabilities in Wearing and Dressing, and the Approach
    Occupational Therapy Renaissance People and Disability in ADL 3 Disabilities in Wearing and Dressing, and the Approach
    • Edited by: Hiroshi Yamane, Emiko Kikuchi, Kimiyo Iwanami
    • Published: 2006 / ISBN978-4-89590-252-6

    What sort of problems arise from diseases and disorders in dressing like oneself, and what kinds of support and services would bring back enjoyment and happiness in someone's life through “wearing and dressing?” This book discusses the troubles in “wearing and dressing” from viewpoints such as “self-expression” and “social participation,” without putting much emphasis on “dressing up,” and enhances the understanding, and presents the solutions, for these problems.

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  • Occupational Therapy Renaissance People and Disability in ADL 4 Disabilities in Communicating, and the Approach
    Occupational Therapy Renaissance People and Disability in ADL 4 Disabilities in Communicating, and the Approach
    • Edited by: Hiroshi Yamane
    • Published: 2006 / ISBN978-4-89590-253-3

    Means for “communicating, and being communicated” has much to do with language. Before the establishment of language, people communicated their wills and feeling through facial expressions and gestures, making use of their own bodies as nonlinguistic media. In this book, whatever the means, the ways of communication which are ways to “co-convey” = “co-understand,” are newly reviewed from these viewpoints; “disabilities in livelihood” and “livelihood support.” The understanding of and the approach for disability, and usages of assistive devices, are also introduced.

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  • Occupational Therapy Renaissance People and Disability in ADL 5 Disabilities in Creating and Playing, and the Approach
    Occupational Therapy Renaissance People and Disability in ADL 5 Disabilities in Creating and Playing, and the Approach
    • Edited by: Hiroshi Yamane
    • Published: 2007 / ISBN978-4-89590-278-6

    The act and behavior of “creating and enjoying” are positioned as something which “enhances fulfillment and consciousness of the ‘qualities of life and livelihood.’” This book enables readers to learn and understand the various interferences and solutions concerning the disabilities for “creating and enjoying.” This is done so by separate disabilities, through actual occupational therapeutic cases. It is an easy to read and a detailed book, recommended not only for occupational therapists but also for the disabled persons and their families as well.

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  • The Japanese Journal of Occupational Therapy 2009 Supplement Vol.43 No.7 The Significance and Support for Labor
    The Japanese Journal of Occupational Therapy 2009 Supplement Vol.43 No.7 The Significance and Support for Labor
    • Published: 2009 / 14048

    If, the ultimate goal of occupational therapy is to enhance the qualities of peoples' lives and livelihoods, job assistance activity would have a central position in occupational therapy. This extra number of the journal is loaded with necessary knowledge, techniques and know-hows for practice in job assistance. This will surely empower occupational therapists that may have the chances to work as bridges in all fields, such as the medical, health, welfare, education, and the employment.

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  • The Japanese Journal of Occupational Therapy 2008 Supplement VOL.42 No.7 Occupational Therapy Under Care Insurance
    The Japanese Journal of Occupational Therapy 2008 Supplement VOL.42 No.7 Occupational Therapy Under Care Insurance
    • Published: 2008 / 14047

    Eight years has passed since care insurance was put into effect along with these principles; “to support dignified independence”, “users-oriented”, and “selection and self-decision by the users.” What kind of activities has occupational therapists been doing within these 8 years, in what sort of scenes? This extra number organizes and verifies this question by carefully disentangling each approach. It will enable readers to see clearly, what occupational therapists will gain, and what is required out of them.

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  • The Japanese Journal of Occupational Therapy 2007 Supplement VOL.41 No.7 Restructuring the Techniques of Occupational Therapy ― Household Chores
    The Japanese Journal of Occupational Therapy 2007 Supplement VOL.41 No.7 Restructuring the Techniques of Occupational Therapy ― Household Chores
    • Edited by: 作業療法ジャーナル編集委員会
    • Published: 2007 / 14047

    In the present time of early discharge, from what viewpoint should occupational therapists assess, and what kind of support should he/she initiate, to connect “household chores” to homes and communities, and expand it to a practical approach? This journal thoroughly illustrates the housework support which occupational therapists should give, using specific cases depending on each housework skill and disease, by taking into account, for instance, the development of environmental arrangement, evolution of housework equipments, various support services, and collaboration with other occupations.

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  • The Japanese Journal of Occupational Therapy 2006 Supplement VOL.40 NO.7 Supporting the Living of People with Higher Brain Dysfunctions
    The Japanese Journal of Occupational Therapy 2006 Supplement VOL.40 NO.7 Supporting the Living of People with Higher Brain Dysfunctions
    • Edited by: OTジャーナル編集委員会
    • Published: 2006 / 14047

    How does an occupational therapist support people with higher brain dysfunctions and their families? This journal consistently stands on the viewpoints of practice and bedside, and introduces how to assess and give treatment upon evidence, and what kind of social resources to use in supporting people with higher brain dysfunction. This is an essential reading for occupational therapists to collaborate with other professions and families, and to carry out a long-term follow up with the patients.

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  • The Japanese Journal of Occupational Therapy 2005 Supplement VOL.39 NO.7 A Guidebook for Support in Community
    The Japanese Journal of Occupational Therapy 2005 Supplement VOL.39 NO.7 A Guidebook for Support in Community
    • Edited by: OTジャーナル編集委員会
    • Published: 2005 / 14047

    In this new century, when rehabilitation drastically moves from “hospitals and institutions” to “communities,” this will be the guide for therapists who endeavor in housing assistance. It collects a wide range of viewpoints and knowledge which transcends fields and occupations, and is edited from this standpoint; giving housing assistance is supporting a “home,” not just a “house.”

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  • Occupational Therapy to Encourage Patients―Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
    Occupational Therapy to Encourage Patients―Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
    • Edited by: Nobuo Oshima
    • Published: 2013 / ISBN978-4-89590-432-2

    Today, occupational therapists are expected to offer the occupation, which enables patients to face themselves. In other word, it is required to change from the traditional paradigm of “Curing a patient” to “Creating a self-help-patient”, and it is an OT’s primary identity. This book suggests that Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) can realize the shift, and illustrates practical and effective theory and technique. It is possible to encourage patient’s behavioral change and improve ADL and QOL by utilizing CBT. Only occupational therapist can work on it effectively.

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  • Between Patient and Therapist ― When a Therapist Lost Her Meaningful Occupation
    Between Patient and Therapist ― When a Therapist Lost Her Meaningful Occupation
    • Written by: Junko Tanaka
    • Published: 2013 / ISBN978-4-89590-444-5

    Since the author was young, her hobby was playing music and later, she taught music as a professional. As music therapy interested the author, she became an occupational therapist, but suddenly she developed collagen disease and spent some time as a patient. This is the record of while the author was struggling with the disease. The story is told from the patient’s and medical profession’s point of view. This book will be a bridge between patient and occupational therapists to facilitate understanding both sides of feelings.

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  • Improving Hand Therapy Skills
    Improving Hand Therapy Skills
    • Edited by: Noriko Kamakura, Mayumi Nakata
    • Published: 2013 / ISBN978-4-89590-448-3

    Aside from “NOMA hand-upper limb functional diagnostic test”, Improving Hand Therapy skills is written as a general book to archive two goals: to propose a framework regarding hand function diagnostic that occupational therapists conduct, and to illustrate types of normal hand forms and patterns as criteria when diagnosing them in clinical situation.

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  • Clinical Training Mannuals for Occupational Therapy
    Clinical Training Mannuals for Occupational Therapy
    • Edited by: Noboru Yamaguchi
    • Published: 2013 / ISBN978-4-89590-451-3

    The basic part of this book focuses on a poor mechanism of trainer education. Trainers can provide clinical training for student with 3 years of clinical experience however they are not always given an education as a trainer. This book gives clear information about educational significance of clinical training, process of the acceptance to the start, evaluation, treatment planning, practice, training method, evaluation of learning result and summary. Checklist and conversational format are adopted in the book. Even the trainers who feel unsure of the training can provide proper training to the students by filling in the blanks of the text according to each circumstance. In the practical part, helpful information such as general picture of different kind of facilities, training schedule, various effort for the training and real voice of students and trainers are described. It is a valuable reference for the students to know how trainers prepare and donate their effort for the training, actual flow of it and what is really expected.

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  • Occupational Therapy for Elderly Person with Dementia
    Occupational Therapy for Elderly Person with Dementia
    • Edited by: Kyoko Moriguchi
    • Published: 2013 / ISBN978-4-89590-452-0

    It is important for occupational therapy for supporting people with dementia to understand their circumstances that they cannot follow up on their former lives due to the disease, and to support their continuing own life that they must have lived without dementia. This book provides the knowledge of the disease associated with dementia, core symptoms, peripheral symptoms and treatment. Moreover the ways of therapeutic intervention to realize patient’s independent life are discussed clearly.

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  • Clinical Manual Muscle Testing for Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
    Clinical Manual Muscle Testing for Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
    • Edited by: Tsutomu Tamagaki
    • Published: 2014 / ISBN978-4-89590-460-5

    With 8 real persons who suffer C4 to C8a cervical spinal cord injury as models, this book illustlates the tests at lying posture and on wheelchairs with all-color manual. It features not only manual muscle testing, but also various ADL motions such as wheelchair driving, pitching motion, and pinch motion.

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  • Technical Aid: How to Choose and Use in Daily Life
    Technical Aid: How to Choose and Use in Daily Life
    • Edited by: The Editorial Committee of The Japanese Journal of Occupational Therapy, Masatake Ucida
    • Published: 2014 / ISBN978-4-89590-464-3

    Selecting and adjusting technical aids by occupational therapists for people with disability will lead to clients’ better quality of lives. In this book, authors explain how to assess patients’ abilities and to manage technical aids. Besides, tips are offered to select appropriate equipment based on a patient's disability, disease and activities of daily living.

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  • Eyes for Occupational Therapy of Affirming Peoples Existence: Why Does It Make People Energetic?
    Eyes for Occupational Therapy of Affirming Peoples Existence: Why Does It Make People Energetic?
    • Edited by: Akiko Tajima
    • Published: 2014 / ISBN978-4-89590-473-5

    This book suggests that occupational therapy should transcend the framework of “the disability acceptance” and should avoid a mind that patients have what they cannot do therefore therapists support them to gain what they can do, it tries to construct the concept of occupational therapy that affirms the patients as they are. It helps you to overcome the difficult situation in the clinical setting and is essential reading for occupational therapists and anyone supporting the people with disability.

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  • The Scales Fall from Your Eyes! Activity Recipes of OT
    The Scales Fall from Your Eyes! Activity Recipes of OT
    • Edited by: Hiroshi Yamane
    • Published: 2014 / ISBN978-4-89590-476-6

    The author compares occupational therapy to cooking and explains how to support people's life by occupational therapy. With author’s playful mind,  he is hoping that readers will know mindset that is required by OT and foster the sense of OT.

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  • Cognitive Occupational Training for Children with Awkwardness
    Cognitive Occupational Training for Children with Awkwardness
    • Edited by: Kouji Miyaguchi, Hideki Miyaguchi
    • Published: 2014 / ISBN978-4-89590-479-7

    Normally, children acquire skilled movement based on their age; however, children with developmental coordination disorder (DCD) may have trouble to perform tasks that require gross and fine motor skills. In this book, editors introduce newly developed Cognitive Occupational Training (COGOT) for Children with awkwardness to overcome these problems. The practical trainings are explained by using illustrations and DVD video. COGOT can be used in clinical setting, at home or school to improve their movement difficulties as well as at nursing homes for elderly with cognitive impairments.

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