Common burden of chronic skin diseases? Contributors to psychological distress in adults with psoriasis and atopic dermatitis.

@article{Evers2005CommonBO,
  title={Common burden of chronic skin diseases? Contributors to psychological distress in adults with psoriasis and atopic dermatitis.},
  author={Andrea W M Evers and Y Lu and Piet Duller and Pieter G M van der Valk and Floris W. Kraaimaat and Peter Cornelius Maria van de Kerkhof},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2005},
  volume={152 6},
  pages={1275-81}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic skin diseases, such as atopic dermatitis and psoriasis, are known to affect quality of life by heightening psychological distress. Knowledge about factors contributing to psychological distress is essential for supporting physicians in diagnostic and multidisciplinary treatment options for patients psychologically at risk. OBJECTIVES To examine whether generic physical, psychological and social factors relevant to patients with chronic diseases might contribute to… CONTINUE READING
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