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Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe



Patient Empowerment Campaign

Language: EN

Posted by Rumen HALACHEV

What is Patient Empowerment?

Patient empowerment is a process that helps people gain control over their own lives and increases their capacity to act on issues that they themselves define as important.

Aspects of empowerment include:

  • self-efficacy
  • self-awareness
  • confidence
  • coping skills
  • health literacy

Resource Author(s): 
European Patients Forum
Publication Date:
Friday, 15 May, 2015
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