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self-care

Actions that one takes to maintain wellbeing and mitigate psychological or emotional stress. Personally, I hate running, but it really calms some people down—they see it as self-care. Bubble baths are my favorite form of self-care.
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The evaluation of self care ability and self efficacy of patients receiving hemodialysis.
If you have a long-term condition, self care is also about understanding that condition and how to live with it.
In view of increased number of individuals with diabetes, there is a dire need for conducting empirical research in Pakistan in order to help improve self care ability, their coping skills which in turn would improve their quality of life.
23) In another study, self-efficacy was positively correlated with diabetes self care (r = 0.
Organised by the Self Care Forum in partnership with the Department of Health, this year's theme is 'Self care for life - take control' and aims to raise awareness of how you can take control of your health and ultimately take control of your life.
Release date- 19102012 - Resources are now available for Self Care Week 2012, to help NHS, social care and voluntary sector organisations run local initiatives.
Self care covers every aspect of living a healthy life from people brushing their teeth to looking after themselves appropriately when they are recovering from illness.
Self Care Connect, the world's first interactive, online self-care resource and networking organisation has been launched by the NHS Working in Partnership Programme (WiPP).
RESULTS: Based on the findings, there was a statistically meaningful relation between self care behaviours and the quality of life (p = 0.
This may result in increased demands on adolescents to shoulder self-care responsibility and manage the regimen independently, making the gradual assumption of self care recommended in the literature difficult for adolescents to enact.
To what extent does the time needed to perform diabetes self care diminish patients' willingness to follow recommendations?
While self care is not always harmful, research finds that when children under 13 are regularly left to spend time alone or to be cared for by young siblings, they may be at risk for injuries and developmental problems.
Worldwide Computer Products News-11 October 2002-Convergys ships ICOMS Web Self Care 2.
Child care leave is available to care for a child with a serious health condition who is under the age of 18 or, if older, is "incapable of self care because of physical or mental disability.
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