[Cognitive impairment and anxiety-depressive disorders in patients with rheumatoid arthritis].

@article{Lisitsyna2012CognitiveIA,
  title={[Cognitive impairment and anxiety-depressive disorders in patients with rheumatoid arthritis].},
  author={Tatiana Lisitsyna and A E Zeltyn' and D Iu Vel'tishchev and O B Kovalevskaia and O. F. Seravina and Diana S Novikova and Alexander A Novikov and Elena N Aleksandrova and Valery N. Krasnov and Eugeniy L Nasonov},
  journal={Zhurnal nevrologii i psikhiatrii imeni S.S. Korsakova},
  year={2012},
  volume={112 11 Pt 2},
  pages={96-103}
}
Data on the prevalence and features of cognitive impairment in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are presented. Cognitive impairment was noted in 66% of patients, it did not reach the threshold of dementia and met the diagnostic criteria for moderate cognitive impairment. Anxiety-depressive spectrum disorders were found in 94% patients. Cognitive impairment was associated with apathic affect and anxiety-depressive spectrum disorders (depressive episodes, dysthymia, and elevated anxiety… CONTINUE READING