EVALUATION OF PSYCHIATRIC MORBIDITY IN PATIENTS WITH ACNE VULGARIS

Authors

  • Dr. Lalchand Bairwa SMS Medical Collage, Jaipur,
  • Dr.Ravi Kumar Gupta Pulse Hospital Jaipur
  • Dr.Sunil Sharma SMS Medical Collage, Jaipur
  • Dr. R.K. Solanki SMS Medical Collage, Jaipur
  • Dr. Gujan Solanki SMS Medical Collage, Jaipur
  • Dharmdeep Singh Rao SMS Medical Collage, Jaipur

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32553/ijmbs.v3i7.474

Keywords:

Acne, Anxiety, Depression

Abstract

Background: Acne vulgaris is reported as an inflammatory disease of pilosebaceous glands of the skin which mainly occur on the face and trunk. Acne is among one of the most common skin conditions which commonly seen in adolescent’s population. However, it can also present among the adult population.

Material & Methods: The present cross?sectional prospective study 100 patients who were diagnosed with acne vulgaris and 100 controls who were not having acne and without a known clinical disease were enrolled for present study by simple random sampling. Written informed consent was taken from each study participant.

Results:  SCL 90-R Global Symptom Index was higher and statistically significant ( P value ?0.05) among acne group in compared to control group. The mean values of SCL 90-R somatization was higher and statistically significant ( P value ?0.05) among acne group in compared to control group. The mean values of Male SCL 90-R depression was higher and statistically significant ( P value ?0.05) among acne group in compared to control group. The mean values of Female SCL 90-R anxiety was higher and statistically significant ( P value ?0.05) among acne group in compared to control group.

Conclusion:  We concluded from the present study that acne vulgaris is significantly associated with psychiatric disorders. Patients with acne vulgaris and found that higher prevalence of anxiety and depression among them which was significantly associated with poor quality of life.

Key words: Acne, Anxiety, Depression.

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Published

2019-07-30

How to Cite

Bairwa, D. L., Gupta, D. K., Sharma, D., Solanki, D. R., Solanki, D. G., & Rao, D. S. (2019). EVALUATION OF PSYCHIATRIC MORBIDITY IN PATIENTS WITH ACNE VULGARIS. International Journal of Medical and Biomedical Studies, 3(7), 301-304. https://doi.org/10.32553/ijmbs.v3i7.474

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