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Name: The Australasian journal of dermatology
Psoriasis has a large negative impact on quality of life and is associated with both depression and anxiety. The introduction of biologics has improved treatment outcome but the ways in which patients...
Depression and anxiety are the most prevalent psychological disorders among end-stage renal disease patients and are associated with various conditions that result in poorer health outcomes, e.g. redu...
Quality of life (QoL) is significantly impaired in patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). As the expanded disability status scale (EDSS) inadequately reflects the impact of clinical symptoms on QoL, t...
Atopic eczema (AE) may be associated with several mental health problems. In Germany, existing data fom selected patient cohorts may lead to misestimation of the problem. We aimed to cross-sectionally...
Treatment of psoriasis is associated with improved quality of life (QOL) in those with the disease. However, in daily clinical practice, the association between the degree of psoriasis clearance and Q...
The purpose of this study is to explore the impact of plaque psoriasis on the different dimensions of patient life including psychological disorders, different types of addictions, and the...
Prevalence of depression shows great heterogeneity in patients with psoriasis. This could be explained by the psychometric properties of the questionnaires assessing depressive symptoms: t...
The current study will compare the real - life effectiveness of adalimumab to topical and traditional systemic agents in the management of psoriasis and its impact on the patient's quality...
The investigators will conduct a multicenter cross-sectional study to discover symptom characteristics, quality of life, severity of anxiety and depression, status of lactose intolerance a...
This is a Phase 4, multi-center, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study of the impact of apremilast on quality of life, efficacy, and safety in subjects with manifestations of ...
A measurement index derived from a modification of standard life-table procedures and designed to take account of the quality as well as the duration of survival. This index can be used in assessing the outcome of health care procedures or services. (BIOETHICS Thesaurus, 1994)
A nursing specialty concerned with care of patients facing serious or life-threatening illnesses. The goal of palliative nursing is to prevent and relieve suffering, and to support the best possible quality of life for patients and their families. Hospice nursing is palliative care for people in their final stages of life.
Descriptive anatomy based on three-dimensional imaging (IMAGING, THREE-DIMENSIONAL) of the body, organs, and structures using a series of computer multiplane sections, displayed by transverse, coronal, and sagittal analyses. It is essential to accurate interpretation by the radiologist of such techniques as ultrasonic diagnosis, MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING, and computed tomography (TOMOGRAPHY, X-RAY COMPUTED). (From Lane & Sharfaei, Modern Sectional Anatomy, 1992, Preface)
Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. It conducts and supports clinical and basic research to establish a scientific basis for the care of individuals across the life span, from the management of patients during illness and recovery to the reduction of risks for disease and disability; the promotion of healthy lifestyles; the promotion of quality of life in those with chronic illness; and the care for individuals at the end of life. It was established in 1986.
A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.
Psychiatry is the study of mental disorders and their diagnosis, management and prevention. Conditions include schizophrenia, severe depression and panic disorders among others. There are pharmaceutical treatments as well as other therapies to help...
Psoriasis is a common skin condition affecting 2-3% of the population of the United Kingdom, where the skins replacement process is sped taking 2-6 days instead of the usual 21 - 28 days for the replacement of skin cells. Patients experience an accumulat...