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Title: Compensable work disability management: A literature review of biopsychosocial perspectives
Contributor(s): Dunstan, D  (author)orcid ; Covic, T (author)
Publication Date: 2006
Open Access: Yes
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1630.2006.00566.x
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/29
Abstract: Minimising work disability and facilitating work participationare a major focus of occupational therapy, and thespecific brief of therapists working as case managers in theoccupational injury arena. This paper reviews and discussesthe empirically supported critical factors in the development,maintenance and management of work disability, andoutlines the essential components of multidisciplinarybiopsychosocial rehabilitation. By implementing the biopsychosocialmodel as the framework in which work disabilityis conceptualised and occupational rehabilitation plans aredeveloped, case managers can play a key role in promotingevidence-linked practice to reduce the cost and sufferingassociated with long-term work disability.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 53(2), p. 67-77
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
Place of Publication: Australia
ISSN: 1440-1630
Field of Research (FOR): 170106 Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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