Psoriasis is a long‐term inflammatory skin disorder, with negative effects on employment, relationships and social function, frequently causing reduced quality of life. People with psoriasis often present to secondary care late into their condition but the reasons for this are unknown.
To examine the patient pathway, health‐seeking behaviour and drivers for referral to secondary...
Background The role of ingrained cognitive and emotional patterns (schemas) in patients with psoriasis and eczema has not previously been investigated. High levels of psychiatric morbidity and psychological distress observed in these populations suggest the presence of maladaptive schemas and therefore a possible target for future successful psychological intervention.
Objectives To investigate...
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