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Do young people's illness beliefs affect healthcare? A systematic review

Sanci, Lena A.
Sawyer, Susan M.
Patton, George
Published in Journal of Adolescent Health. 2008, vol. 42, no. 5, p. 436-449
Abstract A successful patient-centered approach in clinical practice implies an understanding of patients' experiences of illness, and therefore of their illness beliefs. This paper presents a systematic review of the literature on young people's common illness beliefs in contemporary Western societies and the extent to which these beliefs have been shown to affect healthcare.
Keywords AdolescentAdolescent Medicine/methodsAdolescent PsychologyAttitude to HealthHealth BehaviorHumansPatient Acceptance of Health Care/psychology
PMID: 18407038
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HALLER, Dagmar M. et al. Do young people's illness beliefs affect healthcare? A systematic review. In: Journal of Adolescent Health, 2008, vol. 42, n° 5, p. 436-449. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:2083

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