Self-management education for persons with arthritis: Managing comorbidity and eliminating health disparities.

@article{Goeppinger2007SelfmanagementEF,
  title={Self-management education for persons with arthritis: Managing comorbidity and eliminating health disparities.},
  author={Jean Goeppinger and Brian Armstrong and Todd Schwartz and Donald Ensley and Teresa J. Brady},
  journal={Arthritis and rheumatism},
  year={2007},
  volume={57 6},
  pages={1081-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare short-term and long-term effectiveness of the Arthritis Self-Help Course (ASHC) and the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) for persons with arthritis concerning health care use, health-related quality of life, health behaviors, and arthritis self-efficacy. METHODS Forty-eight workshops were randomized to the ASHC (n = 26) or CDSMP (n = 22). A total of 416 individuals, including 365 African Americans, participated. The mean age for each group was 64 years… CONTINUE READING

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