Impact of psychosocial aspect parameters on psoriasis patients' quality of life at outpatient clinic in Al-Dewania City, Iraq

Murtadha Adea, Ridha Lefta, Nasir Younis
2022 Rawal Medical Journal  
Objective: To assess the impact of psychosocial factors on patients with psoriasis' quality of life and to determine how those factors affect that quality of life. Methodology: Psoriasis patients in AL-Diwaniyah City were collected from 1-05-2022 through 30-05-2022 for a total of 100 patients. Frequency, and percentage for their demographic data were calculated. Using the SPSS statistical tool, a statistical analysis was done to determine the psychological impact of psoriasis on quality of
more » ... Result: Men (less than 25 years old) in all age categories made up the majority of study participants. The study sample's educational level was secondary and many had no work. Most psoriasis patients were married and resided in cities. Quality of life was moderate in 71% patients. Conclusions: The majority of the study sample, or around half of it, was male and within age categories. Quality of life was fair in majority.
doi:10.5455/rmj.88639.20220725105943 fatcat:syznitw6afdvhpt3za33aaohdm