Social Anxiety and Quality of Life in Vitiligo and Acne Patients with Facial Involvement: A Cross-Sectional Controlled Study


SALMAN A. , Kurt E., TOPÇUOĞLU V. , Demircay Z.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL DERMATOLOGY, cilt.17, sa.3, ss.305-311, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 17 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s40257-016-0172-x
  • Dergi Adı: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL DERMATOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.305-311

Özet

Vitiligo and acne vulgaris, commonly affecting the face, have significant psychological effects and impair the quality of life of the affected individuals. Because of their negative effect on physical appearance, these conditions may act as a potential barrier to social relationships and cause social anxiety.