Rheuatology Advisor speaks with a psychologist about addressing mental health in patients with inflammatory arthritis.
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Primary care physicians can face many challenges in diagnosing conversion disorder; Dr Patricia Tsui sheds light on diagnosis and management in the primary care setting.
Mental disorders and psychotropic medication use are associated with an increased risk for fracture but are not fully captured by a tool used to assess fracture risk in the general population.
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