Affective temperaments in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

REZVANİ A., Ayture L., Arslan M., Kurt E., Eroglu Demir S., Karacan I.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RHEUMATIC DISEASES, vol.17, no.1, pp.34-38, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


AimThe issue whether patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have certain personality characteristics has been discussed. The temperament and personality characteristics of the patient may influence success in competing with stress. The aims of the study were to determine the most common dominant affective temperaments in patients with RA and whether temperament affects the disability.