publication . Doctoral thesis . 2009

Skin diseases: prevalence and predictors of itch and disease severity.

Verhoeven, E.W.M.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2009
  • Publisher: [S.l. : s.n.]
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract
Chronic skin diseases are known to be common among the general population. Nevertheless, little research attention has been paid to patients with skin diseases in the general population, and consequently, little is known about the impact of skin diseases on daily life within this population. General definitions of health encompass different dimensions of disease outcome divided in disease severity, accompanying physical symptoms, and psychosocial well-being. These dimensions of disease outcome influence the impact of a disease on daily life. Additionally, it is generally assumed that disease outcome interacts with psychological factors. So far, research on disea...
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Medical Subject Headings: integumentary system
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