Evidence for Change: Effective Medication Adherence Strategies
Thursday, February 17, 2022
Dr. Kate Perry summarizes a research review looking at effective strategies to improve adherence to cardiovascular disease medications, which are also relevant to the development of adherence interventions for any long-term health condition.
Evidence for Change: Self-tracking and mindset
Thursday, December 9, 2021
This issue focuses on the impact of mindset and how to enhance the self-tracking device experience for better engagement.
The Shock of the New
Thursday, April 29, 2021
A chronic illness diagnosis can have significant psychological impacts on the person with the illness and on those who are close to them. Very often, they need to adjust to the new demands of treatment and lifestyle change. Personalized behavior change support that targets the most immediate needs and challenges following a diagnosis can help them cope and adjust well for better outcomes in the longer term.
A Shot in the Arm: Tackling Vaccine Hesitancy
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Professor Keith Petrie, University of Auckland, and Professor John Weinman, King's College London, discuss how key beliefs drive the reluctance to get vaccinated, and how effective interventions must address a person's specific personal belief about vaccines in order to overcome this top ten challenge to global health.
Supporting Adherence to Oral Anticancer Treatments: Key Components of Successful Interventions
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
In this report, we review the challenge of nonadherence to oral anticancer treatments and identify the key components of interventions that successfully address nonadherence among patients prescribed oral anticancer treatments.
Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT): An Innovative Approach to Patient Self‑Management and Behavior Change
Thursday, February 1, 2018
This report introduces an innovative approach to behavior change – Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Enhancing Therapeutic Alliance and Promoting Shared Decision Making
Monday, October 30, 2017
This white paper explores the importance of effective communication and collaboration between patients and healthcare professionals.
The Chronic Illness Experience in Children and Adolescents: Exploring Challenges and Solutions
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
This White Paper details how tailored programs of treatment and behavioral change interventions work to optimize support and outcomes for this population.