TITLE

Depression als Systemeffekt bei rheumatoider Arthritis

AUTHOR(S)
Englbrecht, M.; Wendler, J.; Alten, R.
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
Zeitschrift für Rheumatologie;Dec2012, Vol. 71 Issue 10, p859
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The social recognition of depression in general and as a comorbidity in illnesses such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has essentially changed in recent years. Previous studies have shown that the occurrence of depression in RA patients is closely related to the individual ways of coping with disease and the corresponding impact of disease on daily life. Patients who are experiencing feelings of helplessness while facing the illness are prone to depressive disorders, especially if effective strategies for managing the impact of disease are lacking. Tools for early recognition of depression include instruments such as patient questionnaires or interview protocols which should be interpreted with caution due to the overlap of symptoms arising from RA and depression. A supplemental cognitive behavioral intervention in addition to medication with antidepressive drugs provides an opportunity to identify the underlying cause of depression and learn about effective coping strategies to at least partially maintain self-control of RA.
ACCESSION #
83780259

 

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