Psychological burden of anogenital warts.

  title={Psychological burden of anogenital warts.},
  author={Iva Dediol and Marija Buljan and M Vurnek-A Ivkovi{\"a} and Vedrana Bulat and M A Itum and A A Ubrilovi{\"a}},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV},
  volume={23 9},
BACKGROUND Human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the world, and anogenital warts are one of its various clinical manifestations. It has been shown that anogenital warts influence psychological status. OBJECTIVE The aims of this research were to evaluate the quality of life and illness perceptions and their relationship in patients with anogenital warts. Factors perceived as the main cause of their illness were also evaluated. METHODS Sixty… CONTINUE READING