The effects of autoimmune disorders on mental health of women in reproductive age

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ΠΜΣ Έρευνα στη Γυναικεία Αναπαραγωγή
Library of the School of Health Sciences
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Salioni Angeliki Markela
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Μαστοράκος Γεώργιος, Καθηγητής, Ιατρική, ΕΚΠΑ
Ζέρβας Ιωάννης, Καθηγητής, Ιατρική, ΕΚΠΑ
Χριστόπουλος Παναγιώτης, Διδάκτωρ, Ιατρική, ΕΚΠΑ
Original Title:
Οι επιπτώσεις των αυτοάνοσων νοσημάτων στην ψυχική υγεία γυναικών αναπαραγωγικής ηλικίας
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The effects of autoimmune disorders on mental health of women in reproductive age
Nowadays, we know how important is to understand being healthy. Contrary to this, we have to investigate more and more the hidden faces of long-term illnesses and find the reasons of morbidity. The activation of autoimmunity inclines to be increased in contemporary time, not only in Greece, but also globally, without understanding the causes. This is happened because we have darkness around of their activity. The systematic erythematosus lupus (SEL) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are, probably, two of the most characteristic examples of up to date chronic autoimmunity diseases. Women are more frequent victims of these diseases than men in proportion of 3:1, fact that create changes not only physical and organic, but also psychological. Additionally, there are a lot of chances to be appeared one of these two diseases either in childhood or in reproductive age or in old one. The psychological morbidity is taken place in most of these kind of diseases affecting the patients’ behavior and their position against them. Multiple factors are incriminated for their appearance as fatigue, stress, anxiety, etc. In addition to these, a lot of causes affect their development both at their suppression and at their revival. The depression is represented to dominate and is promptly connected both with the systematic erythematosus lupus and rheumatoid arthritis
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Health Sciences
Autoimmune disorders, Mental health, Reproductive age
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