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Table 1 Themes of the ‘challenge your arthritis’ self-management program

From: Feasibility of an online and a face-to-face version of a self-management program for young adults with a rheumatic disease: experiences of young adults and peer leaders

Theme Examples of sub themes
1. Are you a self-manager? - Introduce yourself, get in touch with the program and the group
- Goal setting, action planning
2. Communication - Communication strategy
- Giving and receiving feedback
3. Feeling blue - Pain, fatigue, feeling blue
- Asking and giving help
4. Sport and exercise - Being active
- Maintain your plans
- Healthy nutrition
5. Relations and intimacy - Having a relationship
- Having sex
6. Having control over your live and arthritis - Evaluation of the personal goals
  - Being responsible and make choices