Research : Study Participation : Rheumatoid Arthritis
Study Participation
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Study Information :
Summary: Promoting Well-Being and Healthy Adaptation in Rheumatoid Arthritis
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy versus Tai Chi Chih versus a Health Education seminar on patient’s ability to cope with RA and the severity and progression of their arthritis symptoms.
Subjects will Receive : Who is Eligible ?
- Free Tai Chi Chih instruction or Cognitive Behavioral - Adults ages 18 and older
- Free Health screenings and blood tests - Diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis
- Compensation up to $200  
Study Requirements:  
- Initial medical screening
- Initial interview, blood draw and questionnaires
- Ability to attend classes over a 12-week period
- 4 follow-up interviews and blood draws, over a 52-week period
Please call (310) 206-3586 if you would like to participate.
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