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hospital -A type or form of compliance -Behavior that you are doing at home Non-adherence: not taking antibiotics until they are completely
done. -Not doing your exercises for physio -Not avoiding certain foods when taking antidepressants Second group are mostly due to lifestyle patterns -> treatments involve lifestyle
changes. which less people are likely to involve in -psychological recommendations are more likely to be followed than medical ones. -The more complex, the more difﬁcult it is to follow through -Problem beecause feeling better doesn't mean they should
stop with their prescription -> interaction with practicioner
would help this to stop -We want the provider to be personable and sympathize
with the patient. -Having the right kind of information and knowledge always
helps. - -keeping things simple -making sure the patient knows whats going on -Knowing that patient beliefs might intervene so trying to change their
beliefs is important -Patient communication -Doctors should avoid bias and
stereotypes in a medical setting -To evaluate adherence -> medical
professionals need to monitor
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This note was uploaded on 01/15/2014 for the course PSYCH 314 taught by Professor Davidking during the Winter '13 term at University of British Columbia.
- Winter '13
- Health Psychology