Assessment of Temperament and Character of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Gökmen F., Altinbas K., Akbal A., Celik M., reşorlu H., GOKMEN E., ...More

AKTUELLE RHEUMATOLOGIE, vol.40, no.1, pp.58-61, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1055/s-0034-1384573
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.58-61
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: It is widely known that perception of disease affects clinical course and treatment response in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). In this study we aim to define temperament and character properties of RA patients and to discuss the relation between these specific temperament and character properties and clinic variables.