Melanie Vandyke

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OBJECTIVE To examine the level of anxiety experienced by individuals with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). METHODS Data from 2 previous studies were used to compare the level of anxiety (measured by the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory) in the following 4 subgroups: a general RA sample, a general osteoarthritis sample, a sample with both RA and major depression,(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine several methods of determining reliability of change constructs in depressive symptoms in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and to demonstrate the strengths, weaknesses, and uses of each method. METHODS Data were analyzed from a cohort of 54 persons with RA who participated in a combined behavioral/pharmacologic intervention of(More)
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