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The relationship between mental health and skin cancer is poorly characterized. This cross-sectional study used 2016 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data to evaluate the association between mental health problems and skin cancer development. Multivariate logistic regression analyses were performed to calculate adjusted odds ratio (aOR) for skin cancer development by mental health problems, adjusting for potentially confounding demographic and lifestyle factors. Odds of skin cancer were significantly higher in those with mental health problems problems [aOR 1.24, 95% confidence interval (CI) 1.17-1.31, P < 0.001]; this finding remained in sensitivity analysis adjusting for sunburn history (aOR 1.34, 95% CI 1.09-1.63, P = 0.004). Our findings reveal an association between poor mental health and increased skin cancer prevalence. The direction of this association is unclear. Distress of a skin cancer diagnosis may promote mental health problems, while, conversely, mental health problems may biologically potentiate skin cancer or be associated with risk factors like indoor tanning. Nevertheless, we demonstrate an elevated prevalence of mental health problems in patients with skin cancer.
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Voluntary organizations which support educational programs and research in psychiatry with the objective of the promotion of mental health. An early association in the United States was founded as the National Committee for Mental Hygiene in 1909, became the Mental Health Association in 1976 and later the National Mental Health Association in 1980. State and local mental health associations in this country are chartered by the national organization and affiliated with it.
Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. It was initially established to investigate the broad aspects of human development as a means of understanding developmental disabilities, including mental retardation, and the events that occur during pregnancy. It now conducts and supports research on all stages of human development. It was established in 1962.
Recovery from mental disorders and/or substance abuse. The process of change in which individuals improve their MENTAL HEALTH and wellness, live a self-directed life, and work to achieve their full potential.
An agency of the PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE concerned with the overall planning, promoting, and administering of programs pertaining to substance abuse and mental health. It is commonly referred to by the acronym SAMHSA. On 1 October 1992, the United States Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (ADAMHA) became SAMHSA.
A component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH concerned with research, overall planning, promoting, and administering mental health programs and research. It was established in 1949.
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