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Timing of Onset and Self-Management of Multiple Chronic Conditions: A Lifespan Perspective
Chronic Illness (2018)
  • A. R. Heid
  • Andrew Gerber
  • David Kim
  • Stefan Gillen
  • Seran E. Schug, Rowan University
  • Rachel Pruchno
Abstract
Over two-thirds of older individuals live with multiple chronic conditions, yet chronic diseases are often studied in silos. Taking a lifespan approach to understanding the development of multiple chronic conditions in the older population helps to further elucidate opportunities for targeted interventions that address the complexities of multiple chronic conditions.
Keywords
  • Multimorbidity,
  • older adults,
  • qualitative,
  • chronic health conditions,
  • health behaviors
Publication Date
September, 2018
DOI
10.1177/1742395318792066
Citation Information
A. R. Heid, Andrew Gerber, David Kim, Stefan Gillen, et al.. "Timing of Onset and Self-Management of Multiple Chronic Conditions: A Lifespan Perspective" Chronic Illness (2018)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/seran_schug/3/