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These interventions include promoting a healthy lifestyle through behaviour change including nutrition, exercise training, relaxation training, weight management, and smoking cessation programmes for resistant smokers. 204 They enhance coping with illness, and improve adherence with prescribed medication, efforts to change behaviour, and cardiac outcome. 195, 197, 198 Psychosocial risk factors (stress, social isolation, and negative emotions) that may act as barriers against behaviour change should be addressed in tailored individual or group counselling sessions. 195, 204 There is evidence that more extensive/longer interventions may lead to better long-term results with respect to behaviour change and somatic outcome. 195, 202 Individuals of low socio-economic status, of older age, or female gender may need tailored programmes in order to meet their specific needs regarding information and emotional support. 202, 206 Evidence has confirmed cognitive-behavioural strategies to be essential components of interventions targeting lifestyle change.

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