A randomized controlled trial study concludes that the CDSMP mental health workshop has significant effects on symptom reduction and increase in self-efficacy.Read more
For the first time, a Stanford self-management program has been systematically implemented and evaluated in Switzerland and German-speaking countries.
Data suggest that the program can be considered an asset for supporting self-management in chronic illness care.Read more
Self-management support is en vogue and related to health literacy.
Interventions like the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program improve quality of life and may influence use of services respectively costs in health care.
Experiences from Denmark show benefits and highlight problems like reaching out to vulnerable populations and those most in need of help with self-care.Read more
QuantifiedSelf technologies offer opportunities to empower citizens and patients.
But how can patients become active ‘actors’ and how do we get there?
Kate Wac’s blog post underpins both challenges and promising developments.Read more
Insights from Norway on the co-creating self-management support with peer organisations. The competence of peers is imperative and programs like Stanford’s CDSMP are important stepping-stones to move on to new ways of patient empowerment.Read more