Risks of developing psychiatric disorders in pediatric patients with psoriasis.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Symptoms of psoriasis can be embarrassing and distressing, and may increase risk of developing psychiatric disorders in young people. OBJECTIVE We sought to compare incidences of psychiatric disorders between pediatric patients with psoriasis and psoriasis-free control subjects. METHODS Patients (<18 years) with continuous health plan… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jaad.2011.11.948

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