Quality of life and depression in a population of occupational hand eczema patients.

@article{Cvetkovski2006QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life and depression in a population of occupational hand eczema patients.},
  author={Rikke Skoet Cvetkovski and Robert Zachariae and Henrik Jensen and J\orn Olsen and Jeanne D Johansen and Tove Agner},
  journal={Contact dermatitis},
  year={2006},
  volume={54 2},
  pages={106-11}
}
Occupational hand eczema (OHE) is the most frequently recognized occupational disease in Denmark, and despite governmental attempts to reduce exposure to harmful occupational allergens, the number of new cases has remained almost unchanged since the mid-1990s. Some studies have indicated that OHE has considerable impact on quality of life (QoL) and may lead to depression. The aims of the study were to determine risk factors for low QoL, the frequency and severity of depression among OHE… CONTINUE READING

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