Smoking, alcohol and life events related to psoriasis among women.

@article{Poikolainen1994SmokingAA,
  title={Smoking, alcohol and life events related to psoriasis among women.},
  author={Kari Poikolainen and Timo Reunala and Jaakko Karvonen},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={1994},
  volume={130 4},
  pages={473-7}
}
Possible risk factors for psoriasis were studied among women aged 18-50 years. The series consisted of 55 consecutive psoriatic patients and 108 unmatched controls with other skin diseases, from the university departments of dermatology in Helsinki, Oulu and Tampere. A questionnaire focused on two specified periods of time, 12 months before the onset of the skin disease and 12 months before the examination date. Before the onset of the skin disease, the recalled mean number of cigarettes smoked… CONTINUE READING