The relationship between health-related quality of life, pain and coping strategies in juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

@article{Sawyer2004TheRB,
  title={The relationship between health-related quality of life, pain and coping strategies in juvenile idiopathic arthritis.},
  author={Michael G Sawyer and Justine Nikola Whitham and D. M. V. Roberton and John E. Taplin and James W Varni and Peter Adrian Baghurst},
  journal={Rheumatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={325-30}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the relationship between health-related quality of life (HRQL), experience of pain and pain coping strategies in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). To compare reports describing these variables obtained from children and their parents. METHODS Participants were 59 children aged 8 to 18 yr with JIA and their parents. Parents and children completed the PedsQL generic core scales and arthritis module, the visual analogue scale of the Varni-Thompson… CONTINUE READING

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