Leisure Resources for Healthcare Providers

  • Craik, C., & Pieris, Y. Without Leisure, 'It wouldn't be much of a life'. People with mental illnesses view lack of leisure activities as detrimental to wellbeing. It is critical to include leisure components in interventions. In occupational therapy interventions, it may be practical to suggest activities that meet therapy’s goals, but also have potential to serve as leisure activities. http://bjo.sagepub.com/content/69/5/209.short
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  • Iwasaki, Y., Coyle, C., Shank, J., Messina, E., & Porter, H. Leisure-Generated Meanings and Active Living for Persons With Mental Illness. A leisure activity experienced as meaningful may positively influence stress-coping, recovery, adjustment and active living for a person with a mental illness. The personal, meaningful aspect of a leisure activity may have its root in one or more domains: self-expression, companionship, spiritual revitalization, belonging, etc. http://rcb.sagepub.com/content/57/1/46
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  • Mansell, W., Powell, S., Pedley, R., Thomas, N., Jones, S.A. The process of recovery from bipolar I disorder. Deciding how to handle leisure activities may be key in getting benefits from them without being pushed by them into mania. Fear of eliciting a manic episode was the participants’ driving force for controlling their involvements in activities recognized as pleasurable. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19523280
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  • Caldwell, L. Leisure and Health: Why is leisure therapeutic? A well-crafted personal leisure plan can have a significant positive impact on a person’s quality of life. Physical activity leisure is well-established in having positive influences on life outcomes. Leisure activities with the best outcomes involve people developing a sense of personal responsibility and feeling active. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/03069880412331335939#preview
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  • Krumm-Merabet, C., Meyer, T.D. Leisure activities, alcohol, and nicotine consumption in people with a hypomanic/hyperthymic temperament. Adolescents with hypomanic tendencies may by nature enjoy the positive effects of leisure; however, their temperament also puts them at risk of experiencing negative activities that might have future undesirable consequences, e.g., uncontrolled use of alcohol. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0191886904001680
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  • Meyer, B., Rahman, R., Shepherd, R. Hypomanic personality features and addictive tendencies. There are some implicit incentives that may lead a person with a hypomanic personality to allocate time to activities with perceived rewarding potential outcome. Some may have a positive influence on a person’s life. But it is also possible that a favored activity may take so much time that other activities are neglected or performed less well. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0191886906003503
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