Activities of Daily Living
The psychological impact of torture experiences is routinely discussed. However the use of the AMPS (Assessment of Motor and Process Skills) with asylum seekers in Denmark highlighted a statistically significant difference between asylum seekers with torure experiences in the quality of their motor components in familiar and meaninful activities of daily living.
Morville, A-L., Amris, K., Eklund, M., Danneskiold-Samsøe, B., Erlandsson, L-K. (2014). A longitudinal study of change in asylum seekers Activities of Daily Living ability while in asylum centre. Journal of Immigration and Minority Health, early on line.
Eklund, M., & Morville, A. L. (2013). Psychometric evaluation of the Danish version of Satisfaction with Daily Occupations (SDO). Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy. doi: 10.3109/11038128.2013.853097
Morville, A. (2014). Daily Occupations among asylum seekers - Experience, performance and participation. Medical Faculty, Lund University.