Psychological status of patients with alopecia areata.

  title={Psychological status of patients with alopecia areata.},
  author={Stefania Alfani and Valeria Antinone and Aurelia Mozzetta and Cristina di Pietro and Cinzia Mazzanti and Piero Stella and Desanka Raskovich and Damiano C Abeni},
  journal={Acta dermato-venereologica},
  volume={92 3},
Alopecia areata is not painful or life-threatening, but its aesthetic repercussions can lead to profound changes in patients' psychological status and relationships. The psycho-logical status and personality traits of 73 patients and 73 controls were evaluated with the Minnesota Multi-phasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2). Analysis of the MMPI-2 profile showed that scores for some scales (i.e. Depression, Anxiety, Family relationships) were higher for patients with alopecia areata than for… CONTINUE READING

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