Self-efficacy helps arthritis patients meet exercise goals

08/25/2011 | HealthDay News

Dutch researchers found that patients with rheumatoid arthritis who had confidence in their ability to meet their physical activity goals were indeed more likely to fulfill those goals as well as to report less pain and a better quality of life. "Our results suggest that an increased focus on self-efficacy enhancement, realistic goal-setting and techniques that increase the likelihood of goal achievement will assist clinicians and researchers to develop interventions that have a positive impact," said an author of the study published in Arthritis Care & Research.

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