Consequences of acne on stress, fatigue, sleep disorders and sexual activity: a population-based study.

  title={Consequences of acne on stress, fatigue, sleep disorders and sexual activity: a population-based study.},
  author={Laurent Misery and Pierre Wolkenstein and Jean Michel Amici and R{\'e}mi Maghia and Emilie Brenaut and Christine Cazeau and Jean-Jacques Voisard and Charles Ta{\"i}eb},
  journal={Acta dermato-venereologica},
  volume={95 4},
Acne is a common disease among young people, which could have a serious impact on quality of life. Based on a survey using the quotas method on a large sample of the French population, we studied the impact of acne on feelings of stress, fatigue upon waking, sleep disorders and sexual activity. We did not establish any relationship to sleep disorders, but clearly ascertained that people with acne (n = 1,375) feel more stressed and have less sexual intercourse. Hence, 18% of people from acne… 

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