Boredom and Meaningful Activity in Adults Experiencing Homelessness Conference Paper uri icon

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abstract

  • Abstract Date Presented 04/06/19 Boredom is an under-acknowledged phenomenon in the literature on homelessness, and of particular relevance to OT and occupational science. This study explores boredom experienced by homeless persons, confirming that it is a serious challenge faced by this population that imposes a negative impact on mental health and well-being. Future research with larger sample sizes will allow a finer analysis of the ways in which boredom impacts homeless persons. Primary Author and Speaker: Carrie Anne Marshall Contributing Authors: Lisa Davidson, Andrea Li, Rebecca Gewurtz, Laurence Roy, Skye Barbic, Bonnie Kirsh, Rosemary Lysaght

authors

  • Marshall, Carrie Anne
  • Davidson, Lisa
  • Li, Andrea
  • Gewurtz, Rebecca
  • Roy, Laurence
  • Barbic, Skye
  • Kirsh, Bonnie
  • Lysaght, Rosemary

publication date

  • August 1, 2019