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n. Abbr. OT
The use of productive or creative activity in the treatment or rehabilitation of physically or emotionally disabled people.
occupational therapist n.
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(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
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therapy that utilizes useful and creative activities to facilitate psychological or physical rehabilitation.
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|Noun||1.||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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