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:: Volume 23, Issue 3 (10-2021) ::
J Gorgan Univ Med Sci 2021, 23(3): 59-67 Back to browse issues page
Frequency of Personality Disorders in Psoriatic Patients in Gorgan, north of Iran (2019)
Fatemeh Ghaderi1 , Fatemeh Livani * 2, Leila Kashani3
1- General Physician, Golestan Rheumatology Research Center, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran.
2- Dermatologist, Assistant Professor, Clinical Research Development Center, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran. , drlivani2020@gmail.com
3- Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Golestan Psychiatric Research Center, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran.
Abstract:   (4795 Views)
Background and Objective: Psoriasis is one of the most common inflammatory skin diseases. About 37 to 50% of patients report exacerbation of symptoms following psychological stress. This study we done to determine the frequency of personality disorders in psoriatic patients in north of Iran.
Methods: This descriptive-analytical study was performed on 128 psoriatic patients referred to the dermatology clinic of Sayyad Shirazi Hospital and private clinics in Gorgan, north of Iran during 2019. Firstly severity of psoriasis was determined based on the PASI score (PASI: Psoriasis Area and Severity Index). Then, personality disorders were assessed using the Millon MCMI-III multivariate questionnaire.
Results: The mean age of psoriasis patients was 40.84±12.91 years and the duration of the disease was 8.87±y7.62 ears.72.7% of patients were females. The prevalence of most personality disorders was histrionic (22.7%), depressive (6.3%) and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (3.1%), respectively. There was a significant relationship between histrionic personality disorder, which was the most common personality disorder, with disease severity, education level and type of treatment (P<0.05). There was significant relationship between depressive personality disorder and level of education, gender, occupation and ethnicity (P<0.05).
Conclusion: The most common personality disorder in psoriatic patients was histrionic personality disorder.
Keywords: Psoriasis [MeSH], Psychological Stress [MeSH], Personality Disorder [MeSH]
Article ID: Vol23-41
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Ghaderi F, Livani F, Kashani L. Frequency of Personality Disorders in Psoriatic Patients in Gorgan, north of Iran (2019). J Gorgan Univ Med Sci 2021; 23 (3) :59-67
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