Psychopathology and illness beliefs influence COPD self-management.


OBJECTIVE To explore the influence of psychological characteristics in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) self-management. METHODS Patients admitted with an exacerbation of COPD were interviewed for psychiatric symptoms, illness beliefs and self-management behaviour using a new COPD Self-Management Interview (COPD-SMI). This comprised three… (More)


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