Coping with arthritis: What you do isn't associated with how much information you want

Arthritis patients were more likely to be high monitors (health detail oriented) than high blunters (health detail avoidant) in a study led by the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Study findings suggest that the attentional coping styles of patients with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis tend not to be associated with self-management behaviors such as how often patients have medication related discussions with their doctors and medication adherence.
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