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Daily stressors and systemic lupus erythematosus: a longitudinal analysis--first findings.
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PMID:  1891556     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and a comparison group of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) completed the Dutch Everyday Problem Checklist and the Dutch Arthritis Impact Measurement Scale measuring physical and psychosocial aspects of illness. Both scales were completed 9 times at 6-week intervals. In addition several hematological and serological parameters were assayed. Analysis over several time points resulted in only weak correlations between the variables under study. The most remarkable finding of this study was that in SLE patients number and intensity of daily stressors are more strongly related to physical and psychosocial status than in RA patients.
E M Wekking; A J Vingerhoets; A P van Dam; J C Nossent; A J Swaak
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Psychotherapy and psychosomatics     Volume:  55     ISSN:  0033-3190     ISO Abbreviation:  Psychother Psychosom     Publication Date:  1991  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-10-17     Completed Date:  1991-10-17     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0024046     Medline TA:  Psychother Psychosom     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  108-13     Citation Subset:  IM    
Psychiatric Centre Bavo, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Activities of Daily Living / psychology
Adaptation, Psychological
Arthritis, Rheumatoid / physiopathology,  psychology*
Health Status*
Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / etiology*,  physiopathology,  psychology
Prospective Studies
Stress, Psychological / complications*,  psychology

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