Table 2: Correlations between psychological scores, disease parameters, and quality of life in SLE patients.

VariablesSASSDS

Domains of SF-36
 PCS−0.53<0.0001−0.53<0.0001
 MCS−0.68<0.0001−0.73<0.0001
 PF−0.49<0.0001−0.54<0.0001
 RP−0.55<0.0001−0.52<0.0001
 BP−0.050.660.050.65
 GH−0.360.001−0.370.0009
 VT−0.40.0003−0.430.0001
 SF−0.49<0.0001−0.57<0.0001
 RE−0.63<0.0001−0.64<0.0001
 MH−0.310.0050.340.003

SAS: revised Self-Rating Anxiety Scale; SDS: revised Self-Rating Depression Scale; PCS: physical components summary; MCS: mental components summary; PF: physical functioning; RP: role limitations due to physical problems; RE: role limitations due to emotional problems; SF: social functioning; MH: mental health; VT: energy/vitality; BP: body pain; GH: general health perception.