Psoriasis, Depression, and Inflammatory Overlap: A Review.

@article{Patel2017PsoriasisDA,
  title={Psoriasis, Depression, and Inflammatory Overlap: A Review.},
  author={Nupur U Patel and Anish Nadkarni and Leah A Cardwell and Nora C Vera and Casey D. Frey and Nikhil M Patel and Steven R. Feldman},
  journal={American journal of clinical dermatology},
  year={2017},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={
          613-620
        }
}
Psoriasis has an enormous impact on patients' lives and is frequently associated with depression. Depression in psoriasis may be attributed, at least in part, to elevated proinflammatory cytokines rather than the psychosocial impact of psoriasis itself. Biologics that target inflammatory cytokines treat the clinical manifestations of psoriasis, but may also play a role in reducing associated depression. Multiple biologics have decreased symptoms of depression during clinical trials in psoriasis… CONTINUE READING
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