John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Decorative cosmetics improve the quality of life in patients with disfiguring skin diseases Volume 12, numéro 6, November - December 2002

Department of Dermatology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Theodor-Stern-Kai 7, D-60590, Frankfurt/Main, Germany.
  • Page(s) : 577-80
  • Année de parution : 2002

Skin disease has been recognised as having a detrimental effect on the quality of life of patients [1, 2]. This psychosocial aspect of skin disease has important implications for the optimal management of patients. Dermatoses may have a significant impact on relationships with others, self-image and self-esteem in ways that are different from the impact of other non-dermatological diseases. To address this problem, disease-specific indices of disability [...]