High Disease Activity May Increase Fear-Avoidance Beliefs in Rheumatoid Arthritis


Tezcan M. E. , Dogan B. C. , Sen N., Sargin M.

ARCHIVES OF RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.32, no.4, pp.325-332, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5606/archrheumatol.2017.6215
  • Title of Journal : ARCHIVES OF RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.325-332

Abstract

Objectives: This study aims to compare fear-avoidance (FA) beliefs of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of hand patients and fibromyalgia (FM) patients and evaluate its relationship with RA activity and duration.