Psoriasis is independently associated with psychiatric morbidity and adverse cardiovascular risk factors, but not with cardiovascular events in a population-based sample.

@article{Schmitt2010PsoriasisII,
  title={Psoriasis is independently associated with psychiatric morbidity and adverse cardiovascular risk factors, but not with cardiovascular events in a population-based sample.},
  author={Jochen Schmitt and Daniel E. Ford},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 8},
  pages={885-92}
}
BACKGROUND Psoriasis may significantly reduce quality of life. Previous studies reported an association of psoriasis and cardiovascular risk factors and cardiovascular events. The extent to which psoriasis is associated with psychiatric morbidity and the role of psychiatric comorbidity as a potential confounder of the association between psoriasis and cardiovascular morbidity require further investigation. OBJECTIVES To study the association between psoriasis, psychiatric morbidity and… CONTINUE READING