Coach to cope: Feasibility of a life coaching program for young adults with cystic fibrosis

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Coach to cope : Feasibility of a life coaching program for young adults with cystic fibrosis. / Knudsen, Karin Bæk; Pressler, Tacjana; Mortensen, Laust Hvas; Jarden, Mary; Boisen, Kirsten Arntz; Skov, Marianne; Quittner, Alexandra L.; Katzenstein, Terese Lea.

In: Patient Preference and Adherence, Vol. 11, 21.09.2017, p. 1613-1623.

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Knudsen, KB, Pressler, T, Mortensen, LH, Jarden, M, Boisen, KA, Skov, M, Quittner, AL & Katzenstein, TL 2017, 'Coach to cope: Feasibility of a life coaching program for young adults with cystic fibrosis', Patient Preference and Adherence, vol. 11, pp. 1613-1623. https://doi.org/10.2147/PPA.S141267

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Knudsen, K. B., Pressler, T., Mortensen, L. H., Jarden, M., Boisen, K. A., Skov, M., ... Katzenstein, T. L. (2017). Coach to cope: Feasibility of a life coaching program for young adults with cystic fibrosis. Patient Preference and Adherence, 11, 1613-1623. https://doi.org/10.2147/PPA.S141267

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Knudsen KB, Pressler T, Mortensen LH, Jarden M, Boisen KA, Skov M et al. Coach to cope: Feasibility of a life coaching program for young adults with cystic fibrosis. Patient Preference and Adherence. 2017 Sep 21;11:1613-1623. https://doi.org/10.2147/PPA.S141267

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Knudsen, Karin Bæk ; Pressler, Tacjana ; Mortensen, Laust Hvas ; Jarden, Mary ; Boisen, Kirsten Arntz ; Skov, Marianne ; Quittner, Alexandra L. ; Katzenstein, Terese Lea. / Coach to cope : Feasibility of a life coaching program for young adults with cystic fibrosis. In: Patient Preference and Adherence. 2017 ; Vol. 11. pp. 1613-1623.

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@article{b96f82272cc145d194437db8619d2be2,
title = "Coach to cope: Feasibility of a life coaching program for young adults with cystic fibrosis",
abstract = "Background: Over the last two decades, lifespan has increased significantly for people living with cystic fibrosis (CF). However, several studies have demonstrated that many young adults with CF report mental health problems and poor adherence to their prescribed treatments, challenging their long-term physical health. Treatment guidelines recommend interventions to improve adherence and self-management. The aim of this study was to test the feasibility of a life coaching intervention for young adults with CF. Methods: A randomized, controlled feasibility study was conducted at the CF Center at Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet. Participants were young adults with CF, aged 18-30 years without severe intellectual impairments. Participants were randomized to either life coaching or standard care. The intervention consisted of up to 10 individual, face-to-face or telephone coaching sessions over a period of 1 year. Primary outcomes were recruitment success, acceptability, adherence to the intervention, and retention rates. Secondary outcome measures included health-related quality of life, adherence to treatment, self-efficacy, pulmonary function, body mass index, and blood glucose values. Results: Among the 85 eligible patients approached, 40 (47{\%}) were enrolled and randomized to the intervention or control group; two patients subsequently withdrew consent. Retention rates after 5 and 10 coaching sessions were 67{\%} and 50{\%}, respectively. Reasons for stopping the intervention included lack of time, poor health, perceiving coaching as not helpful, lack of motivation, and no need for further coaching. Coaching was primarily face-to-face (68{\%}). No significant differences were found between the groups on any of the secondary outcomes. Conclusion: Both telephone and face-to-face coaching were convenient for participants, with 50{\%} receiving the maximum offered coaching sessions. However, the dropout rate early in the intervention was a concern. In future studies, eligible participants should be screened for their interest and perceived need for support and life coaching before enrollment.",
keywords = "Adherence, Chronic disease, Depression, Life coaching, Quality of life",
author = "Knudsen, {Karin B{\ae}k} and Tacjana Pressler and Mortensen, {Laust Hvas} and Mary Jarden and Boisen, {Kirsten Arntz} and Marianne Skov and Quittner, {Alexandra L.} and Katzenstein, {Terese Lea}",
year = "2017",
month = "9",
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language = "English",
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pages = "1613--1623",
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RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - Coach to cope

T2 - Feasibility of a life coaching program for young adults with cystic fibrosis

AU - Knudsen, Karin Bæk

AU - Pressler, Tacjana

AU - Mortensen, Laust Hvas

AU - Jarden, Mary

AU - Boisen, Kirsten Arntz

AU - Skov, Marianne

AU - Quittner, Alexandra L.

AU - Katzenstein, Terese Lea

PY - 2017/9/21

Y1 - 2017/9/21

N2 - Background: Over the last two decades, lifespan has increased significantly for people living with cystic fibrosis (CF). However, several studies have demonstrated that many young adults with CF report mental health problems and poor adherence to their prescribed treatments, challenging their long-term physical health. Treatment guidelines recommend interventions to improve adherence and self-management. The aim of this study was to test the feasibility of a life coaching intervention for young adults with CF. Methods: A randomized, controlled feasibility study was conducted at the CF Center at Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet. Participants were young adults with CF, aged 18-30 years without severe intellectual impairments. Participants were randomized to either life coaching or standard care. The intervention consisted of up to 10 individual, face-to-face or telephone coaching sessions over a period of 1 year. Primary outcomes were recruitment success, acceptability, adherence to the intervention, and retention rates. Secondary outcome measures included health-related quality of life, adherence to treatment, self-efficacy, pulmonary function, body mass index, and blood glucose values. Results: Among the 85 eligible patients approached, 40 (47%) were enrolled and randomized to the intervention or control group; two patients subsequently withdrew consent. Retention rates after 5 and 10 coaching sessions were 67% and 50%, respectively. Reasons for stopping the intervention included lack of time, poor health, perceiving coaching as not helpful, lack of motivation, and no need for further coaching. Coaching was primarily face-to-face (68%). No significant differences were found between the groups on any of the secondary outcomes. Conclusion: Both telephone and face-to-face coaching were convenient for participants, with 50% receiving the maximum offered coaching sessions. However, the dropout rate early in the intervention was a concern. In future studies, eligible participants should be screened for their interest and perceived need for support and life coaching before enrollment.

AB - Background: Over the last two decades, lifespan has increased significantly for people living with cystic fibrosis (CF). However, several studies have demonstrated that many young adults with CF report mental health problems and poor adherence to their prescribed treatments, challenging their long-term physical health. Treatment guidelines recommend interventions to improve adherence and self-management. The aim of this study was to test the feasibility of a life coaching intervention for young adults with CF. Methods: A randomized, controlled feasibility study was conducted at the CF Center at Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet. Participants were young adults with CF, aged 18-30 years without severe intellectual impairments. Participants were randomized to either life coaching or standard care. The intervention consisted of up to 10 individual, face-to-face or telephone coaching sessions over a period of 1 year. Primary outcomes were recruitment success, acceptability, adherence to the intervention, and retention rates. Secondary outcome measures included health-related quality of life, adherence to treatment, self-efficacy, pulmonary function, body mass index, and blood glucose values. Results: Among the 85 eligible patients approached, 40 (47%) were enrolled and randomized to the intervention or control group; two patients subsequently withdrew consent. Retention rates after 5 and 10 coaching sessions were 67% and 50%, respectively. Reasons for stopping the intervention included lack of time, poor health, perceiving coaching as not helpful, lack of motivation, and no need for further coaching. Coaching was primarily face-to-face (68%). No significant differences were found between the groups on any of the secondary outcomes. Conclusion: Both telephone and face-to-face coaching were convenient for participants, with 50% receiving the maximum offered coaching sessions. However, the dropout rate early in the intervention was a concern. In future studies, eligible participants should be screened for their interest and perceived need for support and life coaching before enrollment.

KW - Adherence

KW - Chronic disease

KW - Depression

KW - Life coaching

KW - Quality of life

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DO - 10.2147/PPA.S141267

M3 - Journal article

VL - 11

SP - 1613

EP - 1623

JO - Patient Preference and Adherence

JF - Patient Preference and Adherence

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