Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

Adherence

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_98

Definition

The active, voluntary, collaborative involvement of a patient in a mutually acceptable course of behavior to produce a desired therapeutic result.

 Multidisciplinary Pain Centers, Rehabilitation

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