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Evaluation of Quality of Life in Patients With Psoriasis

Author(s): Soodabeh Zandi | Simin Shamsi Meymandi | Sadegh Hasheminasab Gorji | Fatemeh Sabouri Shahrebabak

Journal: Dermatology and Cosmetic
ISSN 2008-7470

Volume: 2;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 166;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: Psoriasis | Quality of Life | Severity

Background and Aim: Psoriasis is a chronic, relapsing disease of the skin with psychological and somatic impacts that leads to substantial effects on the quality of life. The aim of this study was to determine the quality of life in psoriatic patients. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted on 97 psoriatic patients in dermatology and PUVA clinic in Afzalipour hospital in Kerman from March 2009 to March 2010. Quality of life and disease severity were Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI) and Psoriasis Area Severity Index (PASI). Data analysis was done through conducting, chi-square and one-way AVONA tests and P
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