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The Psychosocial Burden of Psoriasis

The Psychosocial Burden of Psoriasis Background: Skin diseases such as psoriasis can profoundly influence a patient’s self-image, self-esteem, and sense of well-being. Psoriasis is a multifactorial inflammatory condition with a disease burden that extends beyond the physical symptoms experienced by patients. Psoriasis affects all aspects of quality of life, including physical, psychologic, social, sexual, and occupational elements. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Clinical Dermatology Springer Journals

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2005 by Adis Data Information BV
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Dermatology; Pharmacotherapy; Pharmacology/Toxicology
ISSN
1175-0561
eISSN
1179-1888
DOI
10.2165/00128071-200506060-00005
pmid
16343026
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Abstract

Background: Skin diseases such as psoriasis can profoundly influence a patient’s self-image, self-esteem, and sense of well-being. Psoriasis is a multifactorial inflammatory condition with a disease burden that extends beyond the physical symptoms experienced by patients. Psoriasis affects all aspects of quality of life, including physical, psychologic, social, sexual, and occupational elements.

Journal

American Journal of Clinical DermatologySpringer Journals

Published: Aug 21, 2012

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