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PReS-FINAL-2060: The role of stress factors in the onset of juvenile idiopathic arthritis
Pediatric Rheumatology volume 11, Article number: P72 (2013)
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.
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.
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.
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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Stepanenko, N., Shelepina, T. & Nikishina, I. PReS-FINAL-2060: The role of stress factors in the onset of juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Pediatr Rheumatol 11 (Suppl 2), P72 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1186/1546-0096-11-S2-P72
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- Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
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- Clinical Interview