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The transition from parent-controlled care to self-managed care represents an important challenge for adolescents with chronic conditions. We sought to gain a deeper understanding of the factors influencing the internalization of motivation to self-care in adolescent liver transplant recipients. We conducted a qualitative study using in-depth interviews(More)
The family caregivers of HIV infected patients play a growing role in the support of the everyday life of their patient. Being more and more involved in different aspects of counselling and care-giving, they become the partner of the healthcare professionals who take care of the patient. It is nowadays well known that communication between healthcare(More)
OBJECTIVES We looked at early pregnancy and parenthood as an opportunity to broaden our understanding of the reproductive health education needs met by adolescent girls. METHODS We conducted an in-depth interview study with 12 adolescent mothers. RESULTS To become a mother at a young age was perceived as meaningful to all the participants. The(More)
Health promotion concept and practices have brought many significant changes even in disease management and care settings. In the Ottawa charter, health promotion is defined as "the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health". However, care settings are in contradiction with this process on several levels (focus on(More)
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