Assessment of depression in subjects with psoriasis vulgaris and lichen planus


Akay A., Pekcanlar A., Bozdag K., ALTINTAŞ L., Karaman A.

JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEREOLOGY, vol.16, no.4, pp.347-352, 2002 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1468-3083.2002.00467.x
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEREOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Page Numbers: pp.347-352
  • Keywords: Beck depression inventory, depression, lichen planus, Psoriasis Area and Severity Index, psoriasis vulgaris, stress

Abstract

Aim The aim of this study was to investigate the frequency of depressive symptoms in psoriasis vulgaris and lichen planus and to evaluate the relationship between the Beck depression scores and the Psoriasis Area and Severity Index (PASI) scores of subjects with psoriasis vulgaris.