Herbal remedy use as health self-management among older adults.

  title={Herbal remedy use as health self-management among older adults.},
  author={Thomas A. Arcury and Joseph G. Grzywacz and Ronny Antonio Bell and Rebecca H. Neiberg and Wei Lang and Sara A. Quandt},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences},
  volume={62 2},
OBJECTIVES Guided by the self-regulatory model, we describe the proportions of older adults who include herbal remedies in their health self-management, determining differences in herb use in terms of personal and health characteristics, indicators of culture, and personal resources. METHODS Data were from the 2002 National Health Interview Survey, which included a supplement on the use of herbal remedies. We limited the present analysis to adults aged 65 and older who were Black, Hispanic… CONTINUE READING

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