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occupational therapy

n. Abbr. OT
The use of productive or creative activity in the treatment or rehabilitation of physically or emotionally disabled people.

occupational therapist n.

occupational therapy

n
(Medicine) treatment of people with physical, emotional, or social problems, using purposeful activity to help them overcome or learn to deal with their problems
occupational therapist n

occupa′tional ther′apy


n.
therapy that utilizes useful and creative activities to facilitate psychological or physical rehabilitation.
[1910–15]
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Noun1.occupational therapy - therapy based on engagement in meaningful activities of daily life, especially to enable or encourage participation in such activities in spite of impairments or limitations in physical or mental functions
therapy - (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.); "the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury"; "he tried every treatment the doctors suggested"; "heat therapy gave the best relief"
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occupational therapy

nergoterapia
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