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(p. 182) Enhancing Patient Adherence to Treatment
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M. Robin DiMatteo

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10.1093/med:psych/9780199845491.003.0035
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date: 22 September 2017

Chapter 35 explores methods for the enhancement of patient adherence to treatment and presents 12 suggestions including not equating adherence with outcome, addressing patient views of effectiveness, understanding the patient's practical reasons for nonadherence, incorporation of cultural beliefs and the possibility of depression.

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