Improvement of pruritus and quality of life of children with atopic dermatitis and their families after joining support groups.

@article{Weber2008ImprovementOP,
  title={Improvement of pruritus and quality of life of children with atopic dermatitis and their families after joining support groups.},
  author={Magda Blessmann Weber and P de Tarso da Luz Fontes Neto and Clarissa Prati and M Soirefman and Nicolle Gollo Mazzotti and Bruna Barzenski and Tania Ferreira Cestari},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV},
  year={2008},
  volume={22 8},
  pages={992-7}
}
INTRODUCTION Atopic dermatitis places a large burden on patients and their families, with greater risk of emotional disorders and behavioural problems. Preliminary evidence suggests that support groups and educational programs are helpful in reducing stress, disease and pruritus severity and improves quality of life (QoL). OBJECTIVES To evaluate the… CONTINUE READING