The effectiveness of a bibliotherapy in increasing the self-management ability of slightly to moderately frail older people.

@article{Frieswijk2006TheEO,
  title={The effectiveness of a bibliotherapy in increasing the self-management ability of slightly to moderately frail older people.},
  author={Nynke Frieswijk and Nardi Steverink and Bram P. Buunk and Joris P. J. Slaets},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={2006},
  volume={61 2},
  pages={219-27}
}
OBJECTIVE Self-management ability (SMA) is the ability to obtain those resources necessary for the production of well-being. With age, SMA becomes increasingly important, if one has a large variety of resources, physical and psychosocial losses due to the aging process can be substituted or compensated for. This study examined whether an increase in SMA would ensure sustainable levels of positive well-being among slightly to moderately frail older people. METHODS A bibliotherapy was developed… CONTINUE READING

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