Arthritis - Psychological

Chapter

Abstract

  • The term arthritis covers over 100 specific degenerative and inflammatory conditions that affect joints. This entry covers the role of stress as a causal and exacerbating factor in arthritis disease severity, placing a special emphasis on rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and juvenile arthritis. © 2007 Copyright © 2007 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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    Digital Object Identifier (doi)

    International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13

  • 9780123739476
  • Start Page

  • 261
  • End Page

  • 264