Determinants of health-related quality of life in psoriasis patients in Malaysia.

@article{Nyunt2015DeterminantsOH,
  title={Determinants of health-related quality of life in psoriasis patients in Malaysia.},
  author={Wint Wint Thu Nyunt and Wah Yun Low and Rokiah Ismail and Sargunan Sockalingam and Aung Ko Ko Min},
  journal={Asia-Pacific journal of public health},
  year={2015},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={
          NP662-73
        }
}
Psoriasis is a chronic dermatological disorder that has a negative impact on quality of life (QoL). This hospital-based cross-sectional study determined factors associated with health-related QoL (HRQoL) impairment in adult psoriasis patients. HRQoL was assessed using the Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI). Disease severity was assessed using the Psoriasis Area and Severity Index (PASI). A total of 223 patients, aged 18 to 83 years, were recruited. For 67 (30%) patients, psoriasis had very… CONTINUE READING
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