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European Journal of Dermatology


Factors influencing quality of life in patients with psoriasis in Korea Volume 28, issue 5, September-October 2018


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1 Department of Dermatology, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea
2 Chung-Ang University College of Pharmacy, Seoul, South Korea
3 Department of Dermatology, Asan Medical Center, Ulsan University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
4 Department of Dermatology, The Catholic University of Korea College of Medicine, Bucheon St. Mary's Hospital, Bucheon, South Korea
5 Department of Dermatology, Pusan National University School of Medicine, Busan, South Korea
6 Department of Dermatology, Chosun University College of Medicine, Gwangju, South Korea
7 Department of Dermatology, Inje University Ilsan Paik Hospital, Goyang, South Korea
8 Department of Dermatology, Kyung Hee University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
9 Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, Hallym University, Anyang, South Korea
10 School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York NY, USA
a These authors contributed equally

Psoriasis has a substantial influence on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and patient satisfaction with regard to treatment because this chronic skin disease requires long-term treatment and regular follow-up visits [1, 2]. There is currently no study investigating the impact of psoriasis severity and treatment options on HRQOL in Korean patients with psoriasis. The objectives of this study were to assess HRQOL in patients with psoriasis and to identify the factors that influence HRQOL.This [...]