[Pain and coping strategies in juvenile idiopathic arthritis].

@article{Herlin2008PainAC,
  title={[Pain and coping strategies in juvenile idiopathic arthritis].},
  author={Troels Herlin and Mikael Thastum},
  journal={Ugeskrift for laeger},
  year={2008},
  volume={170 8},
  pages={636-8}
}
Pain is one of the primary symptoms of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). JIA patients have reduced pain tolerance and pain threshold compared to healthy controls. In children with JIA the greater use of coping strategies such as problem-solving, positive self-statements and distraction consistently have predicted less arthritis-related pain, even after… CONTINUE READING