Perceptions of sensitive skin: changes in perceived severity and associations with environmental causes.

@article{Farage2008PerceptionsOS,
  title={Perceptions of sensitive skin: changes in perceived severity and associations with environmental causes.},
  author={Miranda A Farage},
  journal={Contact dermatitis},
  year={2008},
  volume={59 4},
  pages={226-32}
}
BACKGROUND The number of individuals who perceive themselves to have sensitive skin appear to be on the increase. A single definition of this condition remains elusive. OBJECTIVES We used an epidemiological approach to evaluate the reasons why responders feel they have sensitive skin, how their skin has changed over time, and if there are sex, ethnic, and age group differences. METHODS A total of 1039 individuals filled out standard questionnaires. Respondents were not selected based on any… CONTINUE READING

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