News and publications

News and publications

The Shock of the New

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.

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A Shot in the Arm: Tackling Vaccine Hesitancy

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.

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Supporting Adherence to Oral Anticancer Treatments: Key Components of Successful Interventions

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.

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Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT): An Innovative Approach to Patient Self‑Management and Behavior Change

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).

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Enhancing Therapeutic Alliance and Promoting Shared Decision Making

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.  

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The Chronic Illness Experience in Children and Adolescents: Exploring Challenges and Solutions

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.

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Making Digital Health Personal: Best Practice Digital Tools to Deliver Value-Based Care

Making Digital Health Personal: Best Practice Digital Tools to Deliver Value-Based Care

Friday, September 2, 2016

Digital behavior change solutions that are personalized to a patient’s needs are associated with high retention of patients, and behavior change.

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Self-Management in Chronic Illness

Self-Management in Chronic Illness

Friday, September 2, 2016

The self-management challenges for people living with chronic conditions are broad and are influenced by a range of factors, both internal and external to the individual.

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