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Abdi M R, Kamrani F, Saheb-al-Zamani M, Zohour A. COMPARING QUALITY OF LIFE PATIENT´S SUFFERING FROM PSORIASIS WITH VITILIGO REFERRING TO SKIN CLINICS OF MEDICAL CENTERS RELATED TO TABRIZ MEDICAL SCIENCE UNIVERSITY AND REMEDIAL AND SANITATION SERVICES. J Urmia Univ Med Sci. 2012; 23 (5) :499-505
URL: http://umj.umsu.ac.ir/article-1-1492-en.html
Faculty of Nursing, , Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran , elinamohammad@yahoo.com
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  Received: 19 July, 2012 Accepted: 22 Sep, 2012

 

  Abstract

  Background & Aims: Psoriasis is a genetically common disease and skin inflammatory chronic prolifrative that affects on patients body, but also on their life quality. This disease goes on until death. Vitiligo is skin pigmentation disorder with bad effects on an individual´s personal and social life, leads to his social performance disorder. The purpose of this study is to survey life quality of patients suffering from psoriasis and vitiligo, finally life quality of these two groups is compared.

  Materials & M ethods : In this comparative-descriptive study, 115 patients suffering from psoriasis and 115 from vitiligo (age up to 20 and minimum 6 months of patience duration) w ere investigated by continuous sampling way . The study was don e by researcher-made questionnaire and the d ata analysis was done by descriptive statistics and by SPSS17.

  Result : Average score of psoriasis patients was 64 . 52±18 . 5 in somatic scope, that figure for vitiligo group was 72 . 78±18 . 25 (p=0 . 001). Average score for psoriasis patients in psychological-spiritual scope was 35 . 2±19 . 9 and 40 . 7±24 . 6 for vitiligo group (p=0 . 065). That figure for group one in economical-social scope was 60 . 81 ± 24 . 61 and 52 . 99±22 . 5 in vitiligo group (p=0 . 022). Comparing quality of life of these two groups did not show any meaningful statistical difference (p=0 . 541).

  Conclusion : This study indicates that vitiligo and psoriasis have deep effects on the suffering patients life quality. And these two groups experienced the same amount of difficulty due to the signs and therapies of the diseases.

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