Current job title:
University of Turku, Department of Nursing Science
My research focus is the use of information technology in mental health care to support patient education and patient self-care. I have worked in several national and international projects.
Reason for joining:
To create comprehensive approach to appearance research in the health care context, including the motivation to seek treatment and the adherence to medication.
Current research interest in relation to the COST Action:
Appearance aspect in relation to public health issues in medical health care settings: a) How appearance related medical conditions relate to the motivation to seek treatment and to the treatment outcomes
COST Actions Outcomes:
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