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Concurrent and Predictive Validity of a Self-reported Measure of Medication Adherence
Adherence to the medical regimen continues to rank as a major clinical problem in the management of patients with essential hypertension, as in other conditions treated with drugs and life-styleExpand
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New medication adherence scale versus pharmacy fill rates in seniors with hypertension.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the association and concordance of the new 8-item self-report Morisky Medication Adherence Scale (MMAS) with pharmacy fill data in a sample of community-dwelling seniors withExpand
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Improving Diabetes Care and Health Measures Among Hispanics Using Community Health Workers
The increasing prevalence of diabetes and obesity, growing health disparities, and shortage of bilingual and culturally trained health care professionals underscore the role of trained communityExpand
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Effectiveness of a Smartphone Application for Weight Loss Compared With Usual Care in Overweight Primary Care Patients
It is well-known that the United States is facing an obesity epidemic, and the long-term sequelae are costly (1, 2). Researchers continue to search for effective weight-loss interventions that can beExpand
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Sex on demand: geosocial networking phone apps and risk of sexually transmitted infections among a cross-sectional sample of men who have sex with men in Los Angeles county
Background Geosocial networking applications (GSN apps) used for meeting sexual partners have become increasingly popular with men who have sex with men (MSM) since 2009. The current study aimed toExpand
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The eight-item Morisky Medication Adherence Scale MMAS: translation and validation of the Malaysian version.
AIMS To translate and examine the psychometric properties of the Malaysian version of the Morisky Medication Adherence Scale (MMAS) among patients with type 2 diabetes. METHODS A standardExpand
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Adherence treatment factors in hypertensive African American women
Hypertension (HTN) is a major public health problem in African American women. The disproportionate rate of HTN in African American women makes it a high-priority national health objective. Lack ofExpand
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Improving the measurement of self-reported medication nonadherence: response to authors.
We agree with the authors of this important piece that many self-report measures of medication adherence have lacked adequate reliability and strong evidence of validity. Limitations in adherenceExpand
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Validation of an abbreviated Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire for Medication (TSQM-9) among patients on antihypertensive medications
BackgroundThe 14-item Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire for Medication (TSQM) Version 1.4 is a reliable and valid instrument to assess patients' satisfaction with medication, providing scores onExpand
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Acculturation and interrelationships between problem and health-promoting behaviors among Latino adolescents.
PURPOSE To examine: (a) the effects of acculturation on a healthy lifestyle including problem behaviors (substance use and sex acts) and health-promoting behaviors (e.g., seat belt use, vitaminExpand
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