Arthritis affects millions of people in the UK and is a major cause of physical disability. The precise aetiology of arthritis is unknown and a cure remains to be identified. Current treatment provides less than optimal relief for many people with this painful condition. Psychological interventions are usually aimed at enhancing self-management skills, promoting pain relief and increasing or maintaining functional ability.
|Journal||Health Psychology Update|
|Publication status||Published - Nov 1993|
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