Results from the Trial Using Motivational Interviewing, Positive Affect, and Self-Affirmation in African Americans with Hypertension (TRIUMPH).

@article{BoutinFoster2016ResultsFT,
  title={Results from the Trial Using Motivational Interviewing, Positive Affect, and Self-Affirmation in African Americans with Hypertension (TRIUMPH).},
  author={Carla Boutin-Foster and Emanuela Offidani and Balavenkatesh Kanna and Gbenga Ogedegbe and Joseph E. Ravenell and Ebony Scott and A. P{\'e}rez Rodr{\'i}guez and Rosio Ramos and Walid Michelen and Linda M. Gerber and Mary E. Charlson},
  journal={Ethnicity & disease},
  year={2016},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={
          51-60
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Our objective was to determine the effectiveness of combining positive affect and self-affirmation strategies with motivational interviewing in achieving blood pressure control among hypertensive African Americans (AA) compared with AA hypertensives in an education-only control group. DESIGN Randomized trial. SETTING Ambulatory practices in the South Bronx and Harlem, New York City. PARTICIPANTS African American adults with uncontrolled hypertension. INTERVENTIONS Participants… CONTINUE READING

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