Disease-specific quality of life is associated with anxiety and depression in patients with acne.

@article{Yazici2004DiseasespecificQO,
  title={Disease-specific quality of life is associated with anxiety and depression in patients with acne.},
  author={Kemal Yazici and Kiymet Baz and Aylin Ertekin Yazici and Ayşin K{\"o}kt{\"u}rk and Senel Tot and Deniz Demirseren and Visal Buturak},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV},
  year={2004},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={435-9}
}
OBJECTIVE We aimed to evaluate the relationships between acne severity, anxiety, depression and disease-specific quality of life in patients with acne. METHOD A total of 61 patients with acne vulgaris and 38 healthy volunteers were included in the study. Acne severity was assessed by the Global Acne Grading System. All patients were asked to complete the Acne Quality of Life Scale (AQOL), Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI) and Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HAD), and healthy… CONTINUE READING
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