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A behavioural therapy approach to self-management: the Flinders Program
(International Diabetes Federation, 2009)
Chronic diseases, including diabetes, represent the most prevalent problem in healthcare today. They are the most common cause of disability and consume the largest part of health expenditures internationally. Most diabetes ...
Is it time to consider the sociology of nicotine addiction? Smoking and social disadvantage
(Public Health Association Australia, 2003)
It would appear that policies attempting to solve the problem of high rates of smoking among disadvantaged groups must look at solving problems of institutional poverty and the existential suffering that comes with ...
The person's perspective of chronic condition self-management - time to shift from rhetoric to reality
(Health Issues Centre, 2008)
This article argues for greater understanding, acknowledgement and inclusion of the person’s perspective of chronic condition self-management as part of the development of health services. This is based on the belief that ...
Consumer and citizen participation in health care: where are the principles for ethical conduct?
(Health Issues Centre, 2007)
Many health services strive to actively involve consumers and citizens in improving service provision and the safety and quality of health care. However, some health professionals and consumer and citizen participants ...
The person's experience of chronic condition self-management: a collection of case studies
(Flinders Human Behaviour & Health Research Unit, 2008)
This collection of case studies provides lessons at many levels for students, health professionals, educators, people with chronic conditions, their carers, managers and health administrators. These case studies are written ...
Systemic factors that perpetuate smoking among community and institutionalised public mental health service populations
Despite a vast body of research on smoking, quit rates for people with a concurrent mental illness remain extremely low. Research has established that these groups smoke more heavily, for more years and in greater proportions ...