Medication adherence and persistence: a comprehensive review.

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Krueger, K. P., Berger, B. A., & Felkey, B. (2005). Medication adherence and persistence: a comprehensive review. Advances in Therapy, 22(4), 313–356.
Estimates of adherence to long-term medication regimens range from 17% to 80%, and nonadherence (or non-persistence) can lead to increased morbidity, mortality, and healthcare cos…

Interventions to enhance medication adherence in chronic medical conditions: a systematic review.

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Kripalani, S., Yao, X., & Haynes, R. B. (2007). Interventions to enhance medication adherence in chronic medical conditions: a systematic review. Archives of Internal Medicine, 167(6), 540–550.
Background: Approximately 20% to 50% of patients are not adherent to medical therapy. This review was performed to summarize, categorize, and estimate the effect size (ES) of inte…

A review of behavioral tailoring strategies for improving medication adherence in serious mental illness.

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Kreyenbuhl, J., Record, E. J., & Palmer-Bacon, J. (2016). A review of behavioral tailoring strategies for improving medication adherence in serious mental illness. Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience, 18(2), 191–201.
Nonadherence to psychopharmacological treatments poses a significant challenge to treatment success in individuals with serious mental illness, with upwards of 60% of people not t…

Pilot testing of an HIV medication adherence intervention in a public clinic in the Deep South.

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Konkle‐Parker, D. J., Erlen, J. A., Dubbert, P. M., & May, W. (2012). Pilot testing of an HIV medication adherence intervention in a public clinic in the Deep South. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 24(8), 488–498.
Purpose: Strict adherence to HIV medications is critical to ensure long‐term disease control, and adherence interventions that are possible in a clinic setting with limited resour…

Identifying configurations of behavior change techniques in effective medication adherence interventions: a qualitative comparative analysis.

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Kahwati, L., Viswanathan, M., Golin, C. E., Kane, H., Lewis, M., & Jacobs, S. (2016). Identifying configurations of behavior change techniques in effective medication adherence interventions: a qualitative comparative analysis. Systematic Reviews, 5(1), 83.
Interventions to improve medication adherence are diverse and complex. Consequently, synthesizing this evidence is challenging. We aimed to extend the results from an existing sys…

Patients’ beliefs about prescribed medicines and their role in adherence to treatment in chronic physical illness.

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Horne, R., & Weinman, J. (1999). Patients’ beliefs about prescribed medicines and their role in adherence to treatment in chronic physical illness. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 47(6), 555–567.
The aim of this cross-sectional study was to quantify patients' personal beliefs about the necessity of their prescribed medication and their concerns about taking it and to asses…

A systematic review of the effectiveness of interventions to help older people adhere to medication regimes.

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Higgins, N., & Regan, C. (2004). A systematic review of the effectiveness of interventions to help older people adhere to medication regimes. Age and Ageing, 33(3), 224–229.
Background: Non-adherence is a common cause of treatment failure. The causes and context of non-adherence may differ amongst older people and reviews of interventions to improve a…

Interventions for enhancing medication adherence.

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Haynes, R. B., Ackloo, E., Sahota, N., McDonald, H. P., & Yao, X. (2008). Interventions for enhancing medication adherence. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2(2), CD000011.
To update a review summarizing the results of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of interventions to help patients follow prescriptions for medications for medical problems, incl…

Effect of a clinic-wide social marketing campaign to improve adherence to antiretroviral therapy for HIV infection.

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Giordano, T. P., Rodriguez, S., Zhang, H., Kallen, M. A., Jibaja-Weiss, M., Buscher, A. L., … Ross, M. (2013). Effect of a clinic-wide social marketing campaign to improve adherence to antiretroviral therapy for HIV infection. AIDS and Behavior, 17(1), 104–112.
This demonstration study tested the impact of a 5-month clinic-wide social marketing campaign at improving adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART). The intervention included a v…

Improving medication adherence in cardiometabolic disease.

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Ferdinand, K. C., Senatore, F. F., Clayton-Jeter, H., Cryer, D. R., Lewin, J. C., Nasser, S. A., … Califf, R. M. (2017). Improving medication adherence in cardiometabolic disease. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 69(4), 437–451.
Medication nonadherence, a major problem in cardiovascular disease (CVD), contributes yearly to approximately 125,000 preventable deaths, which is partly attributable to only abou…
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