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The Color of Itch; Itch Modification by Color Viewing

2019-05-01 16:42:35 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Itch is the commonest skin-related symptom. There is increasing evidence that itch can be influenced by visual cues. The impact of colors on itch has not yet been studied.

This study investigates Itch modification by color viewing and whether patients can match or counteract their itch with a color.

Study Design

Conditions

Itch

Intervention

exploratory survey on Itch modification by color viewing

Location

Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Basel
Basel
Switzerland
4031

Status

Completed

Source

University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-05-01T16:42:35-0400

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