What are the Psychological Effects of RA?

November, 2018


As part of their Empowered resource, Arthritis Australia has produced a short video which discusses some of the common emotional health impacts of RA.

This video features interviews with Psychiatrist, Prof. Ian Hickie as well as a number of conversations with people living with RA. 



Source: Arthritis Australia (2017) https://empowered.org.au/mental-health/ 



More information and support

If you or someone you know is experiencing mental health concerns please contact: 


To access more information, resources, or find local services and support, take a look at these websites:


More Information and support from Arthritis Queensland


Register for Arthritis Assist to speak one-on-one with someone else living with arthritis. 


Download our free handy information sheets Arthritis and Emotional Wellbeing, and Working with Your Healthcare Team


Join one of our online support groups to connect with other Australians living with arthritis. 


Read more of our Arthritis Insights articles on arthritis, mental health and emotional wellbeing






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