Isotretinoin and mental health in adolescents: Australian consensus

@article{Rowe2014IsotretinoinAM,
  title={Isotretinoin and mental health in adolescents: Australian consensus},
  author={Casey J Rowe and Lynda Spelman and Margaret Oziemski and Alexander E. Ryan and Shobhan Manoharan and Perry Wilson and Michael Daubney and James Scott},
  journal={Australasian Journal of Dermatology},
  year={2014},
  volume={55}
}
Acne is a common condition among adolescents and has the potential to negatively impact on the psychological well‐being of those who suffer from it. In particular, depression and suicidal ideation are more common in adolescents with acne. Successful treatment of acne can improve the quality of life and reduce levels of anxiety and depression in these individuals. The current treatment of choice for severe or refractive acne is isotretinoin, a retinoid. While the possible causal association… Expand
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