Personality, adherence, asthma control and health-related quality of life in young adult asthmatics.

@article{Axelsson2009PersonalityAA,
  title={Personality, adherence, asthma control and health-related quality of life in young adult asthmatics.},
  author={M Axelsson and Maria Emilsson and Eva Brink and Jesper Lundgren and Kjell Tor{\'e}n and Jan L{\"o}tvall},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={103 7},
  pages={1033-40}
}
BACKGROUND Striving for improved adherence and asthma control is of vital concern in today's asthma management. Several influential factors have been identified, but the importance of personality traits has been insufficiently explored. The aim was first to determine whether personality traits in young adult asthmatics are related to asthma control and health-related quality of life (HRQL), and second to examine the influences of personality traits on adherence to regular asthma medication… CONTINUE READING

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