Understanding patients' adherence-related beliefs about medicines prescribed for long-term conditions:a meta-analytic review of the Necessity-Concerns Framework

Horne, Rob, Chapman, Sarah C E, Parham, Rhian, Freemantle, Nick, Forbes, Alastair and Cooper, Vanessa (2013) Understanding patients' adherence-related beliefs about medicines prescribed for long-term conditions:a meta-analytic review of the Necessity-Concerns Framework. PLoS One, 8 (12). ISSN 1932-6203

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Abstract

Patients' beliefs about treatment influence treatment engagement and adherence. The Necessity-Concerns Framework postulates that adherence is influenced by implicit judgements of personal need for the treatment (necessity beliefs) and concerns about the potential adverse consequences of taking it.

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Additional Information: © 2013 Horne et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2014 11:46
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2019 15:42
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/49793
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0080633

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