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Chapter 45, Intro to Occupation and Co-Occupation

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Occupation
Specific chunks of activity within the ongoing stream of human behavior whicare are named in the lexicon of the culutre (Yerxa); everyday life activity; the ordinary and familiar things that people do every day ( includes dimensions of: performance, context, psychological, spiritual, social, temporal, and symbolic, well-being, productivity and adaptation) (AOTA, 2002); everything people do to occupy themsleves, including looking after themselves (self-care), enjoying life (leisure) and contributing to the social and economic fabric of their commnities (productivity) (CAOT).
Co-Occupation
Mutually engaging in occupation; involvement of two or more individuals who are deeply inter-related. Both individuals must be active in the process; a sociocultural dimension of occupation.