The Role of Stress in Alopecia Areata and Comparison of Life Quality of Patients with Androgenetic Alopecia and Healthy Controls


YAYLI S. , Tiryaki A. , Dogan S., Iskender B., Bahachr S.

TURKDERM-ARCHIVES OF THE TURKISH DERMATOLOGY AND VENEROLOGY, cilt.46, ss.134-137, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 46 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4274/turkderm.79653
  • Dergi Adı: TURKDERM-ARCHIVES OF THE TURKISH DERMATOLOGY AND VENEROLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.134-137

Özet

Background and Design: Although alopecia areata is not yet clearly shown to be triggered by emotional stress, neuroendocrinologic studies supports that psychological stress may be effective in the disease process. In this study we aimed to show the role of stressful life events in onset and exacerbation of alopecia areata and the levels of anxiety depression and quality of life by the comparison with the patients with androgenetic alopecia and healthy controls.