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Iranian Research Center on Aging, Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Social Welfare & Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
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This article is a review on occupational therapy in Iran. Occupational therapy started in the Rehabilitation faculty of Iran Medical University as a BS degree in 1973. About 2000 students were graduated in occupational therapy and are active in different parts of the country. They assist disabled individuals to achieve maximal independence. In this article a summary of the history and educational structure of occupational therapy and job opportunities of graduates of this speciality in Iran is given.

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Article type: Original Research Articles | Subject: Occupational therapy
Received: 2004/06/5 | Accepted: 2004/07/12 | Published: 2004/09/1

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