Arthritis

Self-reported incidence and age of onset of chronic comorbid medical conditions in adults aging with long-term physical disability

Amanda E. Smith, B.S.; Ivan R. Molton, Ph.D.; Mark P. Jensen, Ph.D.; Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA Disability and Health Journal, Volume 9, Issue 3 Published online: February 17, 2016 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.02.002 Background Adults with long-term disability are living longer and may experience accelerated aging. More information is needed to understand the […]

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Factors associated with disability among middle-aged and older African American women with osteoarthritis

Janiece L. Walker, Ph.D., R.N.; Tracie C. Harrison, Ph.D., F.N.P., F.A.A.N.; Adama Brown, Ph.D.; Roland J. Thorpe Jr., Ph.D.; Sarah L. Szanton, Ph.D., A.N.P., F.A.A.N. Disability and Health Journal, Volume 9, Issue 3 Published online: March 08, 2016 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.02.004 Background Middle-aged and older African American women experience disproportionate rates of functional limitations and disability from osteoarthritis […]

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Association of complementary and alternative medicine use with symptoms and physical functional performance among adults with arthritis




Patricia A. Sharpe, Ph.D., M.P.H., Sara Wilcox, Ph.D., Danielle E. Schoffman, B.A., Brent Hutto, M.S.P.H., Andrew Ortaglia, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 9, Issue 1, p 37–45 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.06.006 Background Research shows high prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use in individuals with arthritis. Little is known about CAM use and objectively measured […]

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Unemployment, disability and life expectancy in the United States: A life course study

James N. Laditka, D.A., Ph.D.a, Sarah B. Laditka, Ph.D. Department of Public Health Sciences, Public Policy, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA Disability and Health Journal, January 2016 Volume 9, Issue 1, Pages 46–53 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.08.003 Background Unemployment may be associated with health through factors including stress, depression, unhealthy […]

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