Adherence to treatment in patients with psoriasis.

  title={Adherence to treatment in patients with psoriasis.},
  author={Helen Louise Richards and D{\'o}nal G Fortune and Christopher Griffiths},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV},
  volume={20 4},
Non-adherence to medication is a chronic problem that impacts on healthcare professionals and patients alike. In psoriasis, a condition that presents patients with frequent and disabling physical, psychological and social effects, studies consistently suggest that up to 40% of patients do not use their medication as directed. Thus it is probable that poor adherence contaminates the clinical picture of response effectiveness in everyday practice. This educational paper reviews research that… CONTINUE READING

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