Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research

Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9554

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Maria Petridou

External Faculty at the Integrative Behavioral Health Research Institute (IBHRI), Los Angeles, USA

  • Research Article   
    Factors that Predict Patients' Satisfaction with the Psychological Outcome and the Appearance of their Skin after Treatment
    Author(s): Charalambos Costeris*, Maria Petridou and Yianna Ioannou

    Objective: The present study examined whether dermatological patients’ demographic and social characteristics could predict their satisfaction with the medical outcome. Moreover, it focused on two aspects of patients’ satisfaction; firstly, psychological factors that could predict satisfaction from the medical outcome and secondly, satisfaction from the appearance of their skin, after treatment. Methods: 108 patients (18~35 years) participated in the study. Fifty four were diagnosed by their Dermatologists with severe visible facial cystic acne (Group A) and 54 with non-visible psoriasis/eczema (Group B). The study included two assessment phases: prior to and post dermatological treatment phase. At prior to treatment phase, all patients agreed with their Dermatologist to begin medical treatment and were administer.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2155-9554.21.12.552

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