A prospective trial of the effects of isotretinoin on quality of life and depressive symptoms.

@article{McGrath2010APT,
  title={A prospective trial of the effects of isotretinoin on quality of life and depressive symptoms.},
  author={Emily J McGrath and Christopher R. Lovell and Fiona Gillison and A Darvay and James R. Hickey and Suzanne Skevington},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={163 6},
  pages={1323-9}
}
BACKGROUND Isotretinoin is an efficacious treatment for acne, but has been controversially linked with depression. OBJECTIVES This study aimed to examine the effects of isotretinoin on quality of life(QoL) and depression using a prospective design. METHODS The WHOQOL-BREF QoL measure and Centre for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale were… CONTINUE READING