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, vol.17, no.3, pp.305-311, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

Abstract

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.