Publisher: SAGE Publications
Chronic Illness provides a forum in which researchers from a wide range of
disciplines, clinicians, policy makers, and people living with chronic
illness come together to clarify the common principles underlying the
experience and management of chronic illness.
A. Publishes high quality original research;
B. Informs practices and policies in relation to chronic illness;
C Provides rigorous insight into the experiences of people living with long
term medical conditions.
Chronic Illness is an important journal for those who study, work with,
manage or experience chronic illness. It integrates academic and clinical
perspectives, and those of people living with long term medical conditions.
It promotes new thinking about models of illness and care. It considers the
range of appropriate clinical and psychosocial interventions, including
organisational frameworks at the interface between primary and secondary
It encourages the study of emerging issues in early diagnostics; outcome
based performance, data gathering and surveillance challenges; ageing and
developmental issues; the changing self-perceptions of people with chronic
illness; quality of life measures and interventions; medication concordance;
and the efficacy of self-management strategies, group participation
programmes and remote medical management.
Professor Christopher Dowrick
School of Population, Community and Behavioural Science
University of Liverpool
Liverpool L69 3GB, UK
Content available by subscription.
Abstracts available online. Articles available in PDF format.
Current Issue: December 2006, Volume 2, No. 4
Date: 27 June 2007