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Chronic Illness Management

A Focus for Future Research Applications
  • Eugene B. Gallagher

Abstract

This chapter aims to develop directions for health behavior research on the management of chronic illness. As the preceding chapters in this volume richly demonstrate, there has been an impressive structure of investigation within the field of health behavior research, which has elucidated how people feel, believe, and act in regard to their health. Particularly well known are the studies insnired bv the health belief model.

Keywords

Health Behavior Peritoneal Dialysis Chronic Illness Dialysis Patient Rheumatic Fever 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eugene B. Gallagher
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  1. 1.Departments of Behavioral Science and SociologyUniversity of KentuckyLexingtonUSA

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