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2022 Mar 18

Scand J Rheumatol

Increased prevalence of sleep disturbance in psoriatic arthritis is associated with inflammatory and non-inflammatory measures.


Skougaard M, Stisen ZR, Jørgensen TS, Egeberg A, Hansen RL, Perez-Chada LM, Mogensen M, Merola JF, Gerwien JG, Kristensen LE
Scand J Rheumatol. 2022 Mar 18:1-9.
PMID: 35302402.


To examine the prevalence of sleep disturbances, quantified by the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI), in patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA), psoriasis (PsO) and healthy controls (HCs), explore associations between PSQI and clinical and patient-reported outcomes, and evaluate the effect of treatment on PSQI.