How we see ourselves and each other: stereotyped perceptions of occupational therapists and physical therapists

dc.contributor.authorTalkington, Sheree
dc.date.accessioned2023-03-30T15:05:51Z
dc.date.available2023-03-30T15:05:51Z
dc.date.issued1992-12
dc.description.abstractIndividuals judge themselves and each other in regards to positive and negative attributes to formulate stereotyped perceptions. Stereotypes assist one in dealing with an overwhelming amount of information. This study attempted to determine current stereotyped perceptions two levels of experienced occupational and physical therapists held of themselves and each other. Two sets of the Health Team Stereotype Scale were distributed to 200 therapists to determine a self-rating of the respective professions and a rating for the opposite profession. Data were collected and analyzed using the Mann Whitney U. It was found that occupational therapists and physical therapists rated themselves equally between experience groups. Physical therapists, as a group, rated occupational therapists higher than the occupational therapists rated themselves. Occupational therapists rated the profession of physical therapy less positively than the physical therapists rated themselves.
dc.description.departmentOccupational Therapyen_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/11274/14778
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.titleHow we see ourselves and each other: stereotyped perceptions of occupational therapists and physical therapistsen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineOccupational Therapyen_US
thesis.degree.grantorTexas Woman's Universityen_US
thesis.degree.levelMasteren_US
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Artsen_US

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