Semester 4 Psychosocial (2)

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Question Answer
Which three factors are important for a person's perception about the seriousness of a symptom?Severity of the symptom, familiarity of the symptom, duration and frequency of the symptom
What factors affect compliance?Patient insight, cognition, efficacy and tolerability
What are the 3 phases of the 'general adaptation syndrome' model of stress?Alarm, Resistance and Exhaustion
What is the most important predictor of adherence?Patient beliefs
What are the 4 stages of substance abuse?Initiation, Maintenance, Cessation and Relapse
What is shared decision making composed of?Medical expertise and patients expertise to come to a joint agreement
What reasons are there for poor control of long-term conditions?Information overload, no change strategies, ineffective action plans

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