IRM

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IRM

abbreviation for
(Psychology) innate releasing mechanism
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In 14 chapters, occupational therapists from the US describe the scope of practice in mental health occupational therapy; standards of practice; a public health approach to children's mental health; the occupation environment, development and participation in occupation, and interventions in the early, mid, and late lifespans; applications of the Intentional Relationship Model in the therapeutic relationship; the use of therapeutic groups; and the role of the group leader.
Covering the historical development of the foundations of modern OT theory, its status today, and a look toward its future, the revised text includes new chapters on the intentional relationship model, the functional group model, cognitive-behavioral therapy, therapeutic reasoning, and activity analysis; a case example for each of the eight models presented in the text; explanations from international therapists describing how they incorporate the models in practice; updated terminology from the OT Practice Framework and the World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health; and real-world advice from client stories opening most chapters.

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