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Unformatted text preview: Adherence and mental health status 2. Depression 0. Meta-analysis found that depressed medical patients were_____ times more likely to be nonadherent than non-depressed patients 0. What is meta-analysis?: o Why is adherence a challenge? 1. Depression What is Social support? 3. Def: 2 4. Certain dimensions of support have certain functions: 1. 2. 3. Social support and health Adherence and social support 0. Social support : Achievement of patient adherence o Strategies: Provider-patient partnership and open communication o Talk with patients about beliefs and understanding of illness o Make regimen simple and fit into patients’ life • • Improving adherence: Medication Reminders 5. Prompt : 6. Reminders of different types: Linking medication-taking with other routines (e.g., brushing teeth, having breakfast, etc.) 3...
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- Spring '10
- Social Psychology, patient adherence, adherence