Clinicians currently lack knowledge about patients with adrenal insufficiency perceive their disease or how these perceptions may affect their beliefs about hydrocortisone replacement, which is the primary treatment for this condition. 

In a study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, researchers aimed to find out more about medication beliefs and illness perception in patients with various types of adrenal insufficiency to see if they could learn more that will help clinicians improve quality of life in this patient population.

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