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Announcing the Annual ISF/SelfCare Award for Best Published Paper.

International Self-Care Foundation and SelfCare announce the launch of the annual award for the best paper published in SelfCare in that calendar year. The prize of £750 is awarded to the author(s) of the paper* judged by the editorial team …

SelfCare Focus: a selection of newly published papers on self-care from the worldwide literature. 1. Psychometric Testing of the Self-care of Hypertension Inventory

In this section, we will provide a brief summary and a link to the published abstract of newly published papers selected from the worldwide literature as being of particular interest to the SelfCare community. Psychometric Testing of the Self-care of …

SelfCare Focus: a selection of newly published papers on self-care from the worldwide literature. 2. Association between beliefs about medicines and self-medication with analgesics among patients with dental pain.

Association between beliefs about medicines and self-medication with analgesics among patients with dental pain. By: Mittal P, Chan OY, Kanneppady SK, Verma RK, Hasan SS. PLoS One. 2018 Aug 2;13(8):e0201776. Summary: The study aimed to examine the relationship between beliefs …

SelfCare Focus: a selection of newly published papers on self-care from the worldwide literature. 3. Patients’ intention to consume prescribed and non-prescribed medicines: A study based on the theory of planned behaviour in selected European countries

Patients’ intention to consume prescribed and non-prescribed medicines: A study based on the theory of planned behaviour in selected European countries. By: Kamekis A, Bertsias A, Moschandreas J, Petelos E, Papadakaki M, et al. Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics …

SelfCare Focus: a selection of newly published papers on self-care from the worldwide literature. 4. Socioeconomic differences in self-medication among middle-aged and older people: data from the China health and retirement longitudinal study

Socioeconomic differences in self-medication among middle-aged and older people: data from the China health and retirement longitudinal study. By:  Chang J, Wang Q, Fang Y. BMJ Open. 2017 Dec 19;7(12):e017306. Summary: Self-medication with OTC and prescription-only medicines (POMs) are pervasive …

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