Psychological status is associated with health related quality of life in patients with rheumatoid arthritis


NAS K., Sarac A. J. , GÜR A., ÇEVİK R., ALTAY Z., ERDAL A., ...More

JOURNAL OF BACK AND MUSCULOSKELETAL REHABILITATION, vol.24, no.2, pp.95-100, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.3233/bmr-2011-0281
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF BACK AND MUSCULOSKELETAL REHABILITATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.95-100

Abstract

Objective: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic and disabling disease frequently effects physical and psychological well being. The aim of the present study was to determine the impact of psychological status on health related quality of life in patients with RA and also to assess which quality of life (QoL) instrument - disease specific and generic - is more prone to this effect.