Psychological Distress in Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Mary L. Pritchard
Part of the Recent Research in Psychology book series (PSYCHOLOGY)


There is a fairly substantial and consistent body of research indicating that levels of psychological distress or disturbance are elevated in people suffering from RA (see Anderson et al, 1985; and Achterberg-Lawlis, 1982, for reviews).


Arthritis Depression Migraine Schizophrenia Sedimentation 


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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mary L. Pritchard
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  1. 1.Department of Psychology, Washington Singer LaboratoriesUniversity of ExeterExeterUK

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