Patients’ perspective: lupus in patients’ drawings

  title={Patients’ perspective: lupus in patients’ drawings},
  author={Katarzyna Nowicka-Sauer},
  journal={Clinical Rheumatology},
This is the first report from a qualitative research on lupus patients’ perspective expressed in the disease drawings. The aim of the study was to examine the variety of ways of illness perception and experiences among systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients. The goal was also to assess the utility of drawing as an unconventional research method as well as a therapeutic means. Participants were 38 women with SLE. Patients attended ‘My life’ courses addressed to the lupus patients held in… CONTINUE READING