Psychosocial Aspects of Acne Vulgaris: A Community-based Study with Korean Adolescents.

@article{Do2009PsychosocialAO,
  title={Psychosocial Aspects of Acne Vulgaris: A Community-based Study with Korean Adolescents.},
  author={Jeong Eun Do and Sun-Mi Cho and Sung Il In and Ki Young Lim and Sungnack Lee and Eun-So Lee},
  journal={Annals of dermatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={
          125-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Acne vulgaris is a distressing condition that affects the majority of adolescents, but the impact of acne vulgaris on the psychological aspects in this age group is poorly understood. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of acne, and the level of emotional, social, and functional impairments among Korean adolescents with acne. METHODS Five hundred four middle school students (13~16 years) participated. The severity of acne was graded by visual… 

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