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Risk Factors for Arthritis and Poor Mental Health

Risk Factors

Depression is common in persons with all types of arthritis and other rheumatic conditions, but depression is most clearly documented among persons with rheumatoid arthritis. Persons with chronic diseases are also at an increased risk for depression.

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Content updated: Fri, 26 May 2017 10:19:42 MDT