Depression is a quite common comorbidity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and is thought to influence its severity. This study aims to estimate, in a large cohort of Italian patients with RA, the prevalence of depression and to investigate the clinical correlates of depression in terms of disease activity and disability.

Depression is associated with increased disease activity and higher disability in a large Italian cohort of patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Pezzato, Sara;Bonetto, Chiara;Caimmi, Cristian;Tomassi, Simona;Montanari, Ilaria;Gnatta, Maria Giulia;Fracassi, Elena;Cristofalo, Doriana;Rossini, Maurizio;Carletto, Antonio
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Tosato, Sarah
2021

Abstract

Depression is a quite common comorbidity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and is thought to influence its severity. This study aims to estimate, in a large cohort of Italian patients with RA, the prevalence of depression and to investigate the clinical correlates of depression in terms of disease activity and disability.
Depression
Disability
Disease activity
Rheumatoid arthritis
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