Definitions for adherenceædˈhɪər əns, -ˈhɛr-
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attachment, adherence, adhesion(noun)
faithful support for a cause or political party or religion
"attachment to a formal agenda"; "adherence to a fat-free diet"; "the adhesion of Seville was decisive"
adhesiveness, adhesion, adherence, bond(noun)
the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition
"the mutual adhesiveness of cells"; "a heated hydraulic press was required for adhesion"
A close physical union of two objects.
Faithful support for some cause.
An extent to which a patient continues an agreed treatment plan.
Origin: From adhérence, from adhærentia
the quality or state of adhering
the state of being fixed in attachment; fidelity; steady attachment; adhesion; as, adherence to a party or to opinions
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It is interesting to notice that people in the top 20 percent of adherence to healthy diets only appear to be protected, while those with milder adherence are not.
If text message-based support improves medical adherence, it has the potential to prevent major clinical events such as heart attacks, strokes and premature death.
The time has come for us to acknowledge and address our daunting challenges, and return to our relentless adherence to the University of Missouri ’s mission to discover, disseminate, preserve and apply knowledge.
Long-term adherence is going to be what drives (weight loss), so identifying which of all the health foods you enjoy, which patterns you can stick to on a daily or weekly basis, will be what gives the best weight loss.
Cost, access to health care, and simply forgetting have in the past been thought by doctors to be the main reason for non-adherence, however, most non-adherence is intentional – patients choose not to take their medications.
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