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Self-Management: training the treaters

A. Richey

Self-management is a vital part of recovery from illness, but how can treaters be trained to encourage self-management in their patients?

Self-management is about patients becoming the managers of their illness, with vital input provided by their health care team. When patients begin to make informed decisions about their care and engage in the behaviours which have a positive impact on their health, they are likely to see an improvement in their health. They become active rather than passive participants, taking responsibility for strategies regarding disease management, handli...

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