Public Health

Don’t overlook psychological toll of AS pain and incapacity: study

People with ankylosing spondylitis experience high levels of chronic pain that consistently impair their daily functioning and cause severe psychological distress, an Australian study has found. An online survey conducted by Victorian researchers received responses from 161 people with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) or undifferentiated spondyloarthritis. The patients reported that their symptoms had started on average ...

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