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Reducing Arthritis Fatigue - clinical Teams using cognitive-behavioural approaches (RAFT)

Project title: Reducing Arthritis Fatigue - clinical Teams using cognitive-behavioural approaches (RAFT)

Call to action: 11/112 11/112 Psychological treatments for fatigue in patients with inflammatory arthritis

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Sarah HewlettORCID

Lead Author: Professor Sarah HewlettORCID

Contractor: University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust

Cost: £1,281,301.07

Co-investigators: Associate Professor Emma Dures, Associate Professor Jon Pollock, Dr Nicholas Ambler, Dr Nick Viner, Dr Paul Creamer, Dr Rod Hughes, Dr Sandra Green, Mr Royston Rooke, Mrs Frances Robinson, Professor Alison Hammond, Professor Ernest Choy, Professor John Kirwan, Professor Paul Thompson, Professor Peter Blair, Professor William Hollingworth.

Started: November 2013 | Status: Published October 2019

ISRCTN: 52709998

CBT plus usual care, delivered by clinical rheumatology teams, reduced fatigue impact in rheumatoid arthritis at 26 weeks beyond usual care alone, but with uncertain cost-effectiveness.

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