Medication adherence in rheumatoid arthritis patients: older is wiser.

@article{Park1999MedicationAI,
  title={Medication adherence in rheumatoid arthritis patients: older is wiser.},
  author={Denise C. Park and Christopher. hertzog and Howard Leventhal and Roger W. Morrell and E Leventhal and D A Birchmore and Michael Martin and Joann Bennett},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={1999},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={172-83}
}
OBJECTIVES To create a profile of individuals nonadherent to their medications in an age-stratified sample (ages 34-84) of community-dwelling rheumatoid arthritis patients. The relative contributions of age, cognitive function, disability, emotional state, lifestyle, and beliefs about illness to nonadherence were assessed. DESIGN A direct observation approach was used in conjunction with structural equation modeling. All participants were administered a preliminary assessment battery… CONTINUE READING

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