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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1506-82
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • 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
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

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.