Fatigue in primary Sjögren's syndrome.

  title={Fatigue in primary Sj{\"o}gren's syndrome.},
  author={Pieternella Johanna Barendregt and Mechteld R. M. Visser and Eva M L Smets and Joke H. M. Tulen and Anton H. van den Meiracker and Frans Boomsma and Harry M Markusse},
  journal={Annals of the rheumatic diseases},
  volume={57 5},
OBJECTIVE To assess fatigue in relation to depression, blood pressure, and plasma catecholamines in patients with primary Sjögren's syndrome (SS), in comparison with healthy controls and patients with rheumatoid arthritis. METHODS For the assessment of fatigue the Multidimensional Fatigue Inventory (MFI) was used, a 20 item questionnaire, covering the following dimensions: general fatigue, physical fatigue, mental fatigue, reduced motivation, and reduced activity. Furthermore, the Zung… CONTINUE READING