The influence of social networks on self-management support: a metasynthesis

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BACKGROUND There is increasing recognition that chronic illness management (CIM) is not just an individual but a collective process where social networks can potentially make a considerable contribution to improving health outcomes for people with chronic illness. However, the mechanisms (processes, activities) taking place within social networks are… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-719

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@inproceedings{Vassilev2014TheIO, title={The influence of social networks on self-management support: a metasynthesis}, author={Ivaylo Vassilev and Anne Rogers and Anne Kennedy and Jan Koetsenruijter}, booktitle={BMC public health}, year={2014} }