Quick Take: Sleep Disturbance and Quality of Life in Rheumatoid Arthritis

by | Apr 26, 2022 | Research | 0 comments

Sleep disturbances and poor health-related quality of life (HRQoL) are common in people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Sleep disturbances, such as less total sleep time, more waking periods after sleep onset, and higher levels of nonrestorative sleep, may be a driver of HRQoL. However, understanding whether these sleep disturbances reduce HRQoL has, to date, been challenging because of the need to collect complex time-varying data at high resolution. This mHealth study aimed to test whether sleep disturbance causes poor HRQoL.

Watch the Quick take video for the key findings:

For more details read the full article:

McBeth J, Dixon W, Moore S, Hellman B, James B, Kyle S, Lunt M, Cordingley L, Yimer B, Druce K Sleep Disturbance and Quality of Life in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Prospective mHealth Study J Med Internet Res 2022;24(4):e32825

URL: https://www.jmir.org/2022/4/e32825

DOI: https://doi.org/10.2196/32825