Androgenetic Alopecia: Stress of Discovery

@article{Passchier2006AndrogeneticAS,
  title={Androgenetic Alopecia: Stress of Discovery},
  author={Jan Passchier and Jeroen Erdman and Fatima Hammiche and Ruud A. M. Erdman},
  journal={Psychological Reports},
  year={2006},
  volume={98},
  pages={226 - 228}
}
The psychological problems of men in the initial stages of alopecia androgenetica (hereditary male hair loss) have seldom been studied. We evaluated two groups of 80 men with alopecia androgenetica in Stages II to IV, indicating the amount of hair loss (overall N = 160; for Group I: M = 48 yr., SD = 18.2; for Group II: M = 50 yr., SD = 18.0) who visited a dermatology clinic for benign dermatological complaints but not for hair loss, by questionnaires and interview, retrospectively. As predicted… 

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