We're unable to sign you in at this time. Please try again in a few minutes.
We were able to sign you in, but your subscription(s) could not be found. Please try again in a few minutes.
There may be a problem with your account. Please contact the AMA Service Center to resolve this issue.
Contact the AMA Service Center:
Telephone: 1 (800) 262-2350 or 1 (312) 670-7827  *   Email: subscriptions@jamanetwork.com
Error Message ......
Article |

Time Perspective and Intimacy:  Their Effect on Patient Behavior in Occupational Therapy

AMA Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1959;1(4):425-433. doi:10.1001/archpsyc.1959.03590040095010.
Text Size: A A A
Published online


Introduction  In recent years, with the development of an active milieu program at the Institute of Psychosomatic and Psychiatric Research of Michael Reese Hospital, the use of the Department of Occupational Therapy gradually changed: Larger numbers of patients were treated at one time; the staff became involved in more activities on the unit, and there were more planned patient activities away from the hospital. To facilitate this extended program, it was necessary to concentrate on groups, as well as individual patients. In order to understand these new needs, a series of seminars was begun concerned with the theory and practice of intragroup relationships. It was hoped that the seminars could be useful to the development of occupational therapy for three reasons: 1. Collective activity being necessary to the functioning of occupational therapy, an understanding of the conditions favorable to integrating groups and to handling groups


Sign in

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview





Also Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
Please click the checkbox indicating that you have read the full article in order to submit your answers.
Your answers have been saved for later.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Submit a Comment


Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign in

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.