The purpose of this chapter is to provide a practical overview of the epidemiology, symptomatology, medical management, psychosocial adjustment and adaptation, associated cognitive sequelae, and evidence-based psychosocial treatments for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in children and adolescents. The focus of this chapter is solely on JRA and SLE because these two rheumatological disorders represent the most common pediatric rheumatoid diseases and are associated with myriad medical and psychological symptoms that may affect the quality of life of these children and adolescents as well as their caregivers.

Arthritis Relief and Prevention

Arthritis Relief and Prevention

This report may be oh so welcome especially if theres no doctor in the house Take Charge of Your Arthritis Now in less than 5-Minutes the time it takes to make an appointment with your healthcare provider Could you use some help understanding arthritis Maybe a little gentle, bedside manner in your battle for joint pain relief would be great Well, even if you are not sure if arthritis is the issue with you or your friend or loved one.

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