Function, disability, and psychological well-being.

  title={Function, disability, and psychological well-being.},
  author={Patricia P. Katz},
  journal={Advances in psychosomatic medicine},
Disability research in arthritis, as in disability research in general, has focused on functional limitations and activities of daily living/instrumental activities of daily living (ADL/IADL) disability, and has thus ignored a great deal of daily life. Unfortunately, the areas of life that have been ignored may be those that are most important to individuals, and may also be the most sensitive to the first signs of developing disability. The ability to perform valued life activities, the wide… CONTINUE READING