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Human Studies, Pharmacology/Drug Development

2021 Sep 04

Mod Rheumatol

Structural equation modelling provides insights to understand the construct of chronic pain in women with rheumatoid arthritis.


Vendrusculo-Fangel L M, Fangel R, Vieira de Sousa Neto I, Nobrega O T, Dos Reis F J J, Durigan J L Q, de Cassia Marqueti R
Mod Rheumatol. 2021 Sep 04.
PMID: 34897496.


We aimed to adopt a multidimensional approach and investigate the interconnections between biomarkers (cytokines, matrix metalloproteinases, and cortisol) and psychosocial aspects considering pain acceptance, the individual construct of pain perception in terms of blood inflammation biomarkers, anxiety, self-efficacy, and functional performance and to define the quality of life (QoL) in women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA).