Anxiety in rheumatoid arthritis

  title={Anxiety in rheumatoid arthritis},
  author={Melanie Vandyke and Jerry C. Parker and Karen L Smarr and James E Hewett and G. Edward Johnson and James R. Slaughter and Sara E. Walker},
  journal={Arthritis and rheumatism},
  volume={51 3},
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, and a normative sample of age-equivalent, working adults. Canonical correlations were used to examine associations between measures of… CONTINUE READING


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