Arthritis - Psychological

J. W. Younger, A. J. Zautra

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The term arthritis covers over 100 specific degenerative and inflammatory conditions that affect joints. This entry covers the role of stress as a causal and exacerbating factor in arthritis disease severity, placing a special emphasis on rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and juvenile arthritis. © 2007

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Stress
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9780123739476
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007

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  • Neuroscience(all)

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    Younger, J. W., & Zautra, A. J. (2007). Arthritis - Psychological. In Encyclopedia of Stress (pp. 261-264). Elsevier Inc..