Community-based epidemiological study of psychosocial effects of acne in Japanese adolescents.


In this community-based cross-sectional study, 1443 Japanese adolescents aged 13-19 years participated from two schools in Kagawa Prefecture. Students completed a self-administered questionnaire to assess the prevalence of acne, knowledge about acne, self-management of acne and emotional well-being. A five-item version of the Mental Health Inventory (MHI… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1346-8138.2010.00855.x


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