Weighted Blanket Precautions Contraindications | Death-Related Product Recall

Introduction Occupational therapists often recommend weighted blankets for their patients. Research is not definitive about the effectiveness of this modality for certain uses such as sleep. Older research reports improvement in anxiety for 63% of study participants in an exit survey for a 30-pound weighted blanket. 76% reported this modality being more effective than no … Read more

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Made Easy Simple for Occupational Therapy

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Introduction Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is used primarily in psychosocial settings for occupational therapy, however, it can also be used in other settings such as with pediatrics, adults, and geriatrics. Studies have shown to be effective with many conditions including depression, anxiety, and even insomnia. Theory Thoughts > Feelings > Behavior One’s thoughts, feelings, and … Read more