Tag: "fatalistic" at medical news
Why don't some patients take their medicines?
...e." Depression especially may lead people to feel fatalistic
about their disease, overwhelmed by medication costs, and more likely to cut back on drug use as a result, Piette says. In the VA study, depressive symptoms were common: nearly half of the low-trust group had depressive symptoms, compared with 35 per...
UGA receives $3.5 million CDC grant to create center in health marketing and health communication
... see how their health behaviors are shaped by such fatalistic
attitudes and create messages that motivate these individuals to overcome them and adopt better long term health behaviors." For the second study, speech communication associate professor Jennifer Monahan and colleagues at the University of Alabama ...
Fatalistic beliefs about cancer cause many to ignore cancer prevention advice
...tion, a substantial number of American adults hold fatalistic
beliefs about cancer and are correspondingly less likely to take basic steps to lower their cancer risk, such as exercising, quitting smoking and eating a healthy diet rich in fruits and vegetables. The study, which analyzes data from the National...