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

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