Mobbing: who, why, what, how, when?

The issue addressed in this blog is that of ‘mobbing’, which involves the interaction of individuals, groups, and organizations to target one individual. The process is described as ‘mobbing’ in reference to the work done by Konrad Lorenz (1963), the ethologist who observed bird behaviour. Heinz Leymann, a German-Swedish psychologist, applied these finding to human […]

Biological occupational therapy

Last week we were having the usual debate about the difference between rehabilitative and occupation-focused practice, or biomedical and social occupational therapy. I am less than satisfied with this distinction. If there is now a subject called social occupational therapy, then there seems to be a space opening for a parallel subject called biological occupational […]