A reexamination of the effectiveness of self-care education for persons with arthritis.

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We examined the effectiveness of 2 models of arthritis self-care intervention, the home study model and the small group model. The effects of disease diagnosis and duration, self-care behavior, perceived helplessness, social support, treatment choice, and formal education level on outcomes among persons with arthritis who participated in these programs were… (More)

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@article{Goeppinger1989ARO, title={A reexamination of the effectiveness of self-care education for persons with arthritis.}, author={Jean Goeppinger and Michael W. Arthur and Andrea Baglioni and S E Brunk and Cornelia Brunner}, journal={Arthritis and rheumatism}, year={1989}, volume={32 6}, pages={706-16} }