Patients newly diagnosed with a rheumatic disease may have difficulty coping and require help beyond the rheumatology clinic. A licensed psychologist can help these patients manage their anxiety and depression through counseling…
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Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune-mediated rheumatic disease characterized by multisystem involvement that can cause significant morbidity and mortality. Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is a rare, fulminant, autoimmune-mediated, demyelinating disease involving the white matter of the central nervous system (CNS), and is considered a manifestation of neuropsychiatric lupus. Few reported cases involve SLE and…
Why screening for depressive symptoms in patients with arthritis is needed
Observational pain scales, diagnostic tools, pharmacologic interventions, and support from psychologists, caregivers recommended
Examining the psychological and health-related comorbidities of rheumatoid arthritis patients with depression
I read today the article “How a Rheumatologist Thinks” and I want to say that is one of the most interesting articles I’ve read about clinical medicine.