1 comorbiditypsoriasis is depression
Bruce Jancin writingRheumatology Newsreported on findings presented at the Hawaii Dermatology Seminar. While cardiovasculardisease has always been considered the most common comorbidity of psoriasis and psoriaticarthritis, it appears that the most common is actually depression. Also, encouragingevidence suggests that successful treatment of the psoriatic disease also lowers the incidenceof depression according to Kenneth Gordon of Northwestern University. Comment: Interesting and encouraging.
Psoriasis psoriasis depression
Psoriasis and depressionâ€¦ is there a linkéPsoriasis is a risk factor for depression Amy Karon writingRheumatology News reportedthat a study from New York University revealed that psoriasis doubled the odds for depression.The crosssectional study involved more than 12,000 patients from the National Health andNutrition Examination Survey. Comment: It's been known for years thatdepression often accompanied psoriasis but this large study confirms it.