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Purpose of review: International guidelines for axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) suggest that patients benefit from becoming members of patient associations. However, the scientific evidence for this is limited and unconvincing. The objective of this study was to evaluate the differences in sociodemographic characteristics, lifestyle habits, and pa...
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Objective Atlas of Axial Spondyloarthritis in Spain 2017 aims to better understand the reality of the patients suffering from this disease from an integrated approach. Methods The Atlas 2017 based its results on an extensive cross-sectional patient survey conducted in Spain (2016), validated by a multidisciplinary group of experts on spondyloarthr...
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Objective: Atlas of Axial Spondyloarthritis in Spain 2017 aims to better understand the reality of the patients suffering from this disease from an integrated approach. Methods: The Atlas 2017 based its results on an extensive cross-sectional patient survey conducted in Spain (2016), validated by a multidisciplinary group of experts on spondyloa...
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The financial crisis of 2008 has had a greater effect on people with disabilities than on those without disabilities in Spain. In recent years, the number of persons with disabilities registered as part of the labor force and having a higher educational level has increased. However, the unemployment rate among people with disabilities has grown at...
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Background Depression and other mental disorders are among the most prevalent comorbidities in patients with axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA). Objectives To assess the association between sociodemographic characteristics, disease progression, and mental health comorbidity with risk of mental disorders (RMD). Methods In 2016 a sample of 680 axSpA p...
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Our background is the investment when opening a retail business in a regulated market, such as the pharmaceutical sector in Spain, which involves many risks caused by external factors that hinder the choice of a new-business location process. To study this phenomenon, we optimized the choice of the location of a retail site in a regulated market vi...
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Background Mental health disorders are closely associated with poverty, poor education, unemployment, social isolation/exclusion and major life events, but little is known about the influence of urban sprawl. The aim of this study is to determine whether urban sprawl is associated with self-reported psychiatric disorders. Methods Mairena del Aljar...
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Background Not much attention has been paid to listening to the opinions of patients in most scientific studies on Spondyloarthritis, despite their opinions playing an increasingly important role in decision-making alongside clinical and public health criteria. Objectives To assess the opinions of patients with Axial Spondyloarthritis (ax-SpA) usi...
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Background Smoking has been associated with greater disease activity and radiographic progression in patients with Axial Spondyloarthritis (ax-SpA). In addition, radiographic damage has been linked to greater functional limitation. However, clarification is still being sought as to whether or not this association exists. Objectives To investigate...
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The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is a major human rights instrument of the United Nations with the goal of ensuring protection of rights of persons with disabilities. In Article 33, ‘National implementation and monitoring’ establishes, among other things, that States Parties shall implement the Convention and...

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Atlas of Axial Spondyloarthritis in Spain 2017 aims to better understand the reality of the patients suffering from this disease from an integrated approach.