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PReS-FINAL-2060: The role of stress factors in the onset of juvenile idiopathic arthritis

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Introduction

According to the data found in the literature on clinical psychology, RA refers to the group of psychosomatic diseases, the leading role in occurrence of which is played by negative life events that cause stress.

Objectives

To compare the frequency of negative life events in the areas of family, education, communication with peers in patients with LA before the occurrence of the disease and in a control group of nominally healthy children.

Methods

The biographical methodology of "The life line", the picture of the family, drawings "I am at school", "Me and my friend" and a clinical interview.

Results

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Conclusion

A statistically significant increase in the frequency of family stress in patients in the period preceding the onset of LA was revealed.

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None declared.

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Correspondence to I Nikishina.

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Stepanenko, N., Shelepina, T. & Nikishina, I. PReS-FINAL-2060: The role of stress factors in the onset of juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Pediatr Rheumatol 11, P72 (2013) doi:10.1186/1546-0096-11-S2-P72

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Keywords

  • Public Health
  • Arthritis
  • Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
  • Healthy Child
  • Clinical Interview