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Video: Prof. John Weinman explains the patient non-adherence problem and Pharma’s role

By Prof. John Weinman, expert-trainer of the Understanding Patient Behaviour & Developing Personalised Solutions course


In the below interview, Prof. John Weinman, who teaches CELforPharma’s 1-day Understanding Patient Behaviour & Developing Personalised Solutions course, explains why patients do stop taking treatment and the importance of patient education and patient support programmes to address that problem. Although the video dates back a few years, it is still very relevant, and non-adherence is a challenge pharma continues to struggle with.

John is recognized as one of the founders of modern health psychology. His main research areas are cognition and health, communication and decision-making in healthcare, and self-regulation and self-management in chronic illness.
 


 

Last update: December 2021

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