International journal of rheumatic diseases, vol.21, pp.1219-1226, 2018 (SCI-Expanded)
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International journal of rheumatic diseases
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
biological agents, patient, patients' concern, rheumatology, QUALITY-OF-LIFE, ANKYLOSING-SPONDYLITIS, ANXIETY DISORDERS, PATIENTS WANT, DEPRESSION, ARTHRITIS, INFORMATION, MANAGEMENT, THERAPY, COMMON
Bursa Uludag University Affiliated:
ObjectiveThe potential side effects of biological agents may increase the anxiety levels of patients and influence not only their desire to use these therapies but also their concordance to treatment. This study aimed to determine the level and prevalence of drug-related concern in patients treated with biological agents and to acquire additional information regarding the related causes.