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Educating patients: self-management approaches.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16012063     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
PURPOSE: To review and evaluate approaches to educating patients with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS). METHODS: A narrative literature review was undertaken to summarize the published literature on patient education for FMS patients. RESULTS: A number of studies contain specific education strategies while others are combined with exercise or movement therapies or cognitive-behavioural therapy. CONCLUSIONS: Self-efficacy provides an effective theoretical model from which to understand how patients change as a result of education strategies that focus on self-management. Programmes that combine education with cognitive-behavioural techniques and exercise are most effective in enhancing self-efficacy and decreasing symptoms of FMS.
Authors:
Carol S Burckhardt
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Disability and rehabilitation     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0963-8288     ISO Abbreviation:  Disabil Rehabil     Publication Date:  2005 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-07-13     Completed Date:  2005-10-12     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9207179     Medline TA:  Disabil Rehabil     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  703-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Oregon Health & Science University Portland, OR 97239, USA. burkhac@ohsu.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Behavior Therapy / methods*
Exercise Therapy
Fibromyalgia / therapy*
Humans
Motivation
Patient Education as Topic / methods*
Self Efficacy

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