Self-management approaches for people with chronic conditions: a review.

Julie H. Barlow, C.C. Wright, J.E. Sheasby, Andrew P. Turner, J. Hainsworth

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    The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of self-management approaches for people with chronic conditions. The literature reviewed was assessed in terms of the nature of the self-management approach and the effectiveness. Findings are discussed under the headings of: chronic conditions targeted, country where intervention was based, type of approach (e.g. format, content, tutor, setting), outcomes and effectiveness. The last of these focused on reports of randomised controlled studies
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)177-187
    JournalPatient Education and Counseling
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2002


    • self-management
    • chronic conditions
    • effectiveness


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