Depression linked to disease activity and disability in adolescents with arthritis

Posted by on June 9, 2016 4:04 pm
Categories: health

The results of a study confirmed a clear association between depression symptom severity and the level of disease activity and disability in adolescent patients with juvenile inflammatory arthritis (JIA). These findings highlight the importance of psychological health assessment for adolescents with JIA and underline the need for psychological support to be fully integrated into their routine care.

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