Sleep quality and factors affecting sleep in elderly patients with rheumatoid arthritis in Turkey


Pehlivan S. , Karadakovan A., Pehlivan Y. , Onat A. M.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.46, pp.1114-1121, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1506-82
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1114-1121
  • Keywords: Aged, rheumatoid arthritis, sleep quality, RESTLESS LEGS SYNDROME, HEALTH-ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRE, SELF-REPORTED SLEEP, OF-LIFE, DISEASE-ACTIVITY, PAIN, PREVALENCE, VALIDITY, CRITERIA, FATIGUE

Abstract

Background/aim: Sleep disorders are more common in people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). We aimed to determine the sleep quality in adult and elderly people with RA and the factors associated with sleep disorders in each group.