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L’ergothérapie et la culture : l’accompagnement des patients migrants en psychiatrie

Abstract : Introduction: During the occupational therapy practice, it is possible to meet thesepatients who come from a variety of cultures. The occupational therapist can be faced with the diverse beliefs of his/her patients. In order to achieve his/her objectives he/she can use various mediation tools that may have a significant cultural i footprint. The aim of this researchis to identify whether occupational therapist take the patient's culture and what support they can offer in ethnopsychiatry. Method: The study was based on a qualitative method and used semi-structured interviews. Eight occupational therapists who practiced or had practiced in psychiatry were interviewed. All the interviews were analysed individually on the basis of specific themes. The responses of the occupational therapists were compared on the basis of these themes. The analysis and creation of the interview grid were based on the Campinha-Bacote cultural competence model. Results: The Occupational therapists appeared to beaware of their patients’ culture.They were able to gain knowledge during their practice. This knowledge enabled them to adapt the activities they offer. Ethnopsychiatry seemed to be a last resort for these patients. Conclusion: Patients who have experienced a migratory phenomenon seem to have a complex life course. This can have an impact on theirpsychological health. The occupational therapist must be able to offer culturally adapted support.
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HABRIAL-PAIVA Anne-charlotte U...
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Anne-Charlotte Habrial-Paiva. L’ergothérapie et la culture : l’accompagnement des patients migrants en psychiatrie. Médecine humaine et pathologie. 2020. ⟨dumas-03066352⟩



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