Study IDs barriers to medication adherence among teens with chronic illness

10/30/2013 |

In a review of 28 studies on chronically ill teens, Danish researchers found that concern about adverse reactions was the leading barrier to medication adherence, followed by forgetfulness. Skepticism regarding the effectiveness of the treatment, a desire to have a "normal life," concerns about peers and household conflicts were also barriers to adherence in teen patients. The findings appear in the Journal of Adolescent Health.

View Full Article in:

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Health Care Exchange Account Manager
Kaiser Permanente
San Diego, CA
Director, Health Plan Claims Operations
Group Health Cooperative
Seattle, WA
Stop Loss Sales Executive
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
Boston, MA
Field Representative-Oklahoma and Kansas
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Vice President, Idaho Regional Director
Boise, ID