Psoriasis: is it the tip of the iceberg for the quality of life of patients and their families?

@article{Tadros2011PsoriasisII,
  title={Psoriasis: is it the tip of the iceberg for the quality of life of patients and their families?},
  author={Anthony Tadros and Theognosia Vergou and Alexander J. Stratigos and Chara Tzavara and M Hletsos and Andreas D Katsambas and Ch G Antoniou},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 11},
  pages={1282-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact of psoriasis on patients' and their relatives' quality of life (QoL). METHODS Eighty patients with their accompanying family members were included in the study. For measuring health related QoL (HRQoL) of patients with psoriasis, two questionnaires were used: Short Form 36 Health Survey (SF-36) and EuroQol (EQ-5D). Disease-specific HRQoL was assessed by the Dermatology Life Quality Index. For measuring the quality of life of patients' relatives, a specific… CONTINUE READING

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