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Inflammatory arthritis (IA) is a major cause of long-term disability. Peer support may be a solution to the common problem of delayed treatment. Early peer support may result in improved use of therapy, higher self-efficacy, reduced anxiety, and improved coping in the first two years post-diagnosis. This study involves the development and testing of a peer mentor training initiative as one part of an intervention study for people with early IA (EIA). Peer mentors will be trained and assessed to provide one-on-one support (information, emotional, feedback) to individuals who have recently been diagnosed with IA. This is one part of an intervention study. The other part is called Peer to Peer Mentoring: Facilitating Individuals with Early Inflammatory Arthritis to Manage their Arthritis - Peer Mentoring Program.
Control: Uncontrolled, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Early Inflammatory Arthritis
peer mentor training
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:27-0400
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