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Revista médica de Chile

versión impresa ISSN 0034-9887

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ORTIZ P, Manuel  y  ORTIZ P, Eugenia. Health psychology: A key to understand therapeutic adherence. Rev. méd. Chile [online]. 2007, vol.135, n.5, pp.647-652. ISSN 0034-9887.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0034-98872007000500014.

The lack of compliance with treatment is a public health problem that affects the patient's quality of life, avoids an objective assessment of therapeutic effectiveness and may even cause death. Non compliance can be considered an one-dimensional problem that only depends of patients's responsibility. However, Health Psychology has generated theoretical models that allow the prediction and understanding of therapeutic compliance. It also expands the responsibility to other agents involved in the therapeutic process, specifically health care providers and health systems

Palabras clave : Behavioral medicine; Compliance; Psychology, medical.

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