The concept of ‘engagement in Rehabilitation therapy’ is operationally defined here as a deliberate effort and commitment to working toward the goals of rehabilitation therapy, typically demonstrated through active participation and cooperation with treatment providers. According to the factor analytic research conducted by Matthews et al.
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