Changes in mood predict disease activity and quality of life in patients with psoriasis following emotional disclosure.

@article{Vedhara2007ChangesIM,
  title={Changes in mood predict disease activity and quality of life in patients with psoriasis following emotional disclosure.},
  author={Kavita Vedhara and Rona Moss Morris and Roger Booth and Miriam Horgan and Mandy Lawrence and Nicholas M. Birchall},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  year={2007},
  volume={62 6},
  pages={611-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The present study examined the effects of emotional disclosure (ED) intervention on both disease severity and quality of life in patients with psoriasis. METHODS Fifty-nine patients were recruited (mean age, 50 years; 32 men and 27 women; mean length of diagnosis, 22 years). Individuals were randomly assigned to receive ED intervention or standard control writing intervention. Disease severity, quality of life, and mood were assessed at baseline and at 2, 8, and 12 weeks… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-8 of 8 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…