Rheumatoid arthritis etiology, psycho-social factors and management: a systematic review of literature

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a common physical disorder having a prevalence of 0.6-1.3% in the general population. The present study examined the psychosocial risk factors in rheumatoid arthritis disorder, on the basis of review of the different studies related to the rheumatoid arthritis disorder. The study used electronic databases, there were 50 studies related to rheumatoid arthritis and 18 studies were dealt with etiology of RA disorder. The study finds that some psychosocial factors were associated in the genesis and prognosis of rheumatoid arthritis disorder.

Author: 
Sudhanshu Bhatt, Dr. PriyamvadaShrivastava, Dr. MitashreeMitra and GaukaranJanghel
Journal Name: 
Int J Inf Res Rev
Volume No: 
02
Issue No: 
11
Year: 
2015
Paper Number: 
0657
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