Disease control can affect quality of life and happiness

The impact of rheumatoid arthritis is less in people with ’positive’ personality traits. Introduction Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects a person’s joints, causing pain and disability. It can also affect internal organs. Rheumatoid arthritis is more common in older people, but there is also a high prevalence in young adults, adolescents […]

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Negative life events may cause chronic pain

Negative life events are a risk factor for the onset of chronic pain, suggesting that psychosocial factors play a role in triggering the development of this condition. INTRODUCTION Some people experience chronic, long-term pain with no obvious medical reason. It is thought that this could be caused by stressful events in a person’s life that […]

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