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Papers: 22 Jan 2022 - 28 Jan 2022


Human Studies

2022 Jan 27

Clin Rheumatol

Association between depression, anxiety, chronic pain, or opioid use and tumor necrosis factor inhibitor persistence in inflammatory arthritis.


Depression, anxiety, and chronic pain are common comorbidities in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), psoriatic arthritis (PsA), and ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and may substantially impact patient outcomes. We aimed to determine whether these comorbidities were associated with earlier TNF-inhibitor (TNFi) discontinuation.