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Journal Article 
Author(s):
Wolfe, Frederick; Michaud, Kaleb; Busch, Ruth E; Katz, Robert S; Rasker, Johannes J; Shahouri, Shadi H; Shaver, Timothy S; Wang, Shirley; Walitt, Brian T; Häuser, Winfried 
Title:
Polysymptomatic distress in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: understanding disproportionate response and its spectrum. 
Abstract:
Fibromyalgia (FM) in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can cause consternation because symptoms are seen to be out of proportion to physician and laboratory assessments, and composite RA activity scores such as the 28 joint Disease Activity Score, Clinical Disease Activity Index, and Routine Assessment of Patient Index Data 3 (RAPID-3) can yield apparently "wrong" results. We explored the effect of polysymptomatic distress (PSD), a measure of fibromyalgianess and a quantity derived from the American Col...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
66 
Journal issue:
10 
Pages contribution:
1465-71 
Language:
eng 
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Print-ISSN:
2151-464X 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie