Scholarly Historical Publications

Introduction

The following is an alphabetized list of peer-reviewed journal articles, dissertations, and other published works. To access full texts of some of the resources published by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), you will need to be an AOTA member.

This compilation of historical scholarly publications is a work in progress. If you would like to contribute to this project, contact Rita Fleming-Castaldy at rita.fleming-castaldy@scranton.edu to propose works that can be considered to add to the list.

Table of Contents

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Aldrich, M. A., Boston, T. L., & Daaleman, C. E. (2016). Justice and U.S. occupational therapy practice: A relationship 100 years in the making. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 71, 7101100040p1 - 7101100040p5. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.023085

American Occupational Therapy Association. (1995). The philosophical base of occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 49, 1026. doi: 10.5014/ajot.49.10.1023

Bing, R. K. (1981). Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture: Occupational therapy revisited: A paraphrastic journey. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 35, 499-518. doi:10.5014/ajot.35.8.499

Bing, R. (1984). Living forward, understanding backwards, part I. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 38, 363-366. doi:10.5014/ajot.38.6.363

Bing, R. (1984). Living forward, understanding backwards, part II. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 38, 435-439. doi:10.5014/ajot.38.7.435

Carson, N., & Coker-Bolt, P. (2014). Maralynne Mitcham: Educator, mentor, and innovator. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 69, 6901080010p1-6901080010p4. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2015.691003

Colman, W. (1992a). Exploring educational boundaries: Occupational therapy and the multiple-entry-route system. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46(3), 260-266. doi:10.5014/ajot.46.3.260

Colman, W. (1992b). Maintaining autonomy: The struggle between occupational therapy and physical medicine. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 63-70. doi: 10.5014/ajot.46.1.63

Cottrell, R. P. (2007). The New Freedom Initiative - Transforming mental health care - Will OT be at the table? Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 23(2), 1-24. doi: 10.1300/J004v23n02_01

Cottrell, R. P. (2005). The Olmstead decision: Landmark opportunity or platform for rhetoric? Our collective responsibility for full community participation. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 59, 561-567. doi:10.5014/ajot.59.5.561

Cottrell, R.P. (2000). COTA education and professional development: A historical review. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 54, 407-412. doi:10.5014/ajot.54.4.407

Creighton, C. (1992). The origin and evolution of activity analysis. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 45-48. doi:10.5014/ajot.46.1.45

DeBeer , F. (1987). Major themes in occupational therapy: A content analysis of the Eleanor Clarke Slagle lectures, 1955-1985. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 41, 527-531. doi:10.5014/ajot.41.8.527

Diasio Serrett, K. (1985). Another look at occupational therapy's history. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 5(3), 1-31. doi: 10.1300/J004v05n03_01

Dunne, B., Pettigrew, J., & Robinson, K. (2016). Using historical documentary methods to explore the history of occupational therapy. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 79, 376-384. doi: 10.1177/0308022615608639

Fidler, G. (1981). From crafts to competence. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 35, 567-573. doi:10.5014/ajot.35.9.567

Fleming-Castaldy, R. P. (2018). Developing occupational therapy students’ information and historical literacy competencies: An inter-professional collaborative project. Journal of the Medical Library Association, 106, 340-351. doi: 10.5195/jmla.2018.332

Friedland, J. (1998). Occupational therapy and rehabilitation: An awkward alliance. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 52, 373-380. doi:10.5014/ajot.52.5.373

Friedland, J., & Rais, H. (2005). Helen Primrose LeVesconte: Occupational therapy clinician, educator and maker of history. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 74(3), 131 -141. doi: 10.1177/000841740507200301

Harvey-Krefting, L. (1985). The concept of work in occupational therapy: A historical review. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 39, 301-307. doi:10.5014/ajot.39.5.301

Hinojosa, J. (2007). Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture: Becoming innovators in an era of hyperchange. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 61, 629–637. doi:10.5014/ajot.61.6.629

Hooper, B., & Wood, W. (2002). Pragmatism and structuralism in occupational therapy: The long conversation. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 56, 40-50. doi:10.5014/ajot.56.1.40

Johnson, J. (1981). Old values—New directions: Competence, adaptation, integration. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 35, 589-598. doi:10.5014/ajot.35.9.589

Levine, R. (1986). Historical research: Ordering the past to chart our future. OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, 6, 259-269. doi: 10.1177/153944928600600501

Levine, R. E. (1987). The influence of the arts-and-crafts movement on the professional status of occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 41(4), 248-254. doi: 10.5014/ajot.41.4.248

Levine Schemm, R. (1994). Bridging conflicting ideologies: The origins of American and British occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 48(11), 1082-1088. doi: 10.5014/ajot.48.11.1082

Lidz, T. (1985). Adolf Meyer and the development of American psychiatry. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 5, 33-53. doi: 10.1300/J004v05n03_02

Mahoney, W. J., Peters, C. O., & Martin, P. M. (2016). Willard and Spackman’s enduring legacy for future occupational therapy pathways. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 71, 7101100020p1-7101100020p7. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.023994

Marshall, A., Myers, C., & Pierce, D. (2016). A century of therapeutic use of the physical environment. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 71, 101100030p1-7101100030p10. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.023960

Marshall, E. M. (1985). Looking back. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 39, 297-300. doi:10.5014/ajot.39.5.297

Meyer, A. (1985). Address in honor of Eleanor Clarke Slagle. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 5, 109-113. doi: 10.1300/J004v05n03_07

Meyer, A. (2014). Setting the stage--Address in honor of Eleanor Clarke Slagle. In R.P. Fleming Castaldy (Ed.), Perspectives for occupation-based practice: Foundation and future of occupational therapy (3rd ed.). Bethesda, MD: AOTA Press.

Meyer, A., & Haworth Continuing Features Submission. (1983). The philosophy of occupational therapy. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 2, 79-86. doi: 10.1300/J004v02n03_05

Nelson, D. (1997). Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture: Why the profession of occupational therapy will flourish in the 21st century. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 51, 11–24. doi:10.5014/ajot.51.1.11

Peloquin, S. M. (1989). Moral treatment: Contexts considered. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 43, 537-544. doi:10.5014/ajot.43.8.537

Peloquin, S. M. (1991). Occupational therapy service: Individual and collective understandings of the founders, part 1. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 45, 352-360. doi:10.5014/ajot.45.4.352

Peloquin, S. M. (1991). Occupational therapy service: Individual and collective understandings of the founders, part 2. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 45, 733-744. doi:10.5014/ajot.45.8.733

Peloquin, S. M. (2005). Embracing our ethos, reclaiming our heart. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 59(6), 611-625. doi: 10.5014/ajot.59.6.611

Persch, A. C. (2015). Paying it forward: Honoring Jane Case-Smith for commitment to occupational therapy education and research. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 69, 6906170010p1-6906170010p3. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.696004

Peters, C. O. (2011). Foreword. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 27, 197-198. doi: 10.1080/0164212X.2011.597327

Peters, C. O. (2011). Powerful occupational therapists: A community of professionals, 1950-1980. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 27, 199-410. doi: 10.1080/0164212X.2011.597328

Peters, C., Martin, P., & Mahoney, W. (2015). The power of two: Willard and Spackman's influence on occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 69, 6911510215p1. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO6096

Pettigrew, J., Robinson, K., & Moloney, S. (2016). The bluebirds: World War I soldiers' experiences of occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 71, 7101100010p1-7101100010p9. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2017.023812

Pizzi, M. A., & Richards, L. G. (2017). Promoting health, well-being, and quality of life in occupational therapy: A commitment to a paradigm shift for the next 100 years. American Occupational Therapy, 71, 7104170010p1-7104170010p5. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.028456

Polatajko, H. J. (1994). Dreams, dilemmas, and decisions for occupational therapy practice in a new millennium: An American perspective. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 48, 590-594. doi:10.5014/ajot.48.7.590

Polger, J. M. (2006). Muriel Driver Lecture 2006: Assistive technology as an enabler to occupation: What’s old is new again. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 73, I199-1205. doi: 10.1177/000841740607300403

Reed, K. L. (1986). Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture: Tools of Practice: Heritage or Baggage? American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 40, 597-605. doi:10.5014/ajot.40.9.597

Reilly, M. (1962). Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture. Occupational therapy can be one of the great ideas of 20th century medicine. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 16, 1-9. doi: 10.1177/000841746303000102

Schreeter, C. R, Drumheller, C. L., Mehbod-Owens, S. L. (2004). A model mentor: Virginia Scardina, MA, MEd, OTR/;, FAOTA. Occupational Therapy in Health Care, 18, 65-80. doi: 10.1080/J003v18n03_05

Schwartz, K. B. (1990). Creating excellence in patient care. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 44, 816-821. doi:10.5014/ajot.44.9.816

Schwartz, K. B. (2009). Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture: Reclaiming our heritage: Connecting the founding vision to the Centennial Vision. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 63, 681–690. doi:10.5014/ajot.63.6.681

Schwartz, K. (1992). Nationally speaking: Examining the profession's legacy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 9-10. doi: 10.5014/ajot.46.1.9

Schwartz, K., & Colman, W. (1988). Looking back: Historical research methods in occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 42, 239-244. doi: 10.5014/ajot/42.4.239

Smith, R. (2017). Technology and occupation: Past, present, and the next 100 years of theory and practice. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 71, 7106150010p1-7106150010p15. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.716003

Thompson, M., & Blair, S. (1998). Creative arts in occupational therapy: Ancient history or contemporary practice. Occupational Therapy International, 5(1), 48-64. doi: 10.1002/oti.67

Turner, A. (2011). The Elizabeth Casson memorial lecture: Occupational therapy - A profession in adolescence? British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 74, 314-322. doi: 10.4276/030802211X13099513661036

Yerxa, E. (1992). Some implications of occupational therapy's history for its epistemology, values and relation to medicine. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 79-83. doi: 10.5014/ajot/46.1.79

Yerxa, E. J. (1994). Dreams, dilemmas, and decisions for occupational therapy practice in a new millennium: An American perspective. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 48, 586-589. doi:10.5014/ajot.48.7.586


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