Assessment of Body Image in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis (BIRA)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Federal University of São Paulo
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00832910
First received: January 29, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2009
History: No changes posted

January 29, 2009
January 29, 2009
June 2007
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Body Dysmorphic Disorder Examination [ Time Frame: baseline ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
Same as current
No Changes Posted
  • Short Form - 36 [ Time Frame: baseline ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Health assessment questionnaire [ Time Frame: baseline ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Rosenberg self-esteem scale [ Time Frame: baseline ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
Same as current
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Assessment of Body Image in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis
Body Image in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Investigate body image of patients with rheumatoid arthritis, correlating with self-esteem, function and quality of life.

Methods: Forty-three RA patients and thirty-nine control patients between 18 and 70 years were evaluated. The RA group was made up of individuals with a diagnosis of RA and the control group was made up of individuals from the community, paired for gender, age and body mass index. The patients were assessed with regard to body image (Body dysmorphic disorder examination (BDDE)), self-esteem (Rosenberg self-esteem scale), function (Health assessment questionnaire (HAQ)) and quality of life (Short form-36 (SF-36)).

Observational
Observational Model: Case Control
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Retention:   None Retained
Description:

None Retained

Non-Probability Sample
  • Rheumatoid arthritis in study group
  • Community sample in control group
  • Body Image
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
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  • Rheumatoid Arthritis group1
    This group had patients with rheumatoid arthritis
  • 2
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
82
December 2008
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • The RA group included patients between 18 and 70 years of age, of either gender, with an established diagnosis of RA based ACR criteria and belonging to functional classes I, II and III. The control group was made up of individuals from the community paired for gender, age and body mass index with RA group.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Individuals with fibromyalgia, neurological disease, psychiatric disorders or other severe co-morbidity were excluded from the study.
Both
18 Years to 70 Years
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
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NCT00832910
FDAAA
No
Renata Trajano Borges e Jorge, Federal University of São Paulo
Federal University of São Paulo
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Study Director: Jamil Natour, Professor Federal University of Sao Paulo
Federal University of São Paulo
January 2009

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