• Are Common Skin Diseases among Norwegian Dermatological Outpatients Associated with Psychological Problems Compared with Controls? An Observational Study 

      Balieva, Flora Nicolaeva; Lien, Lars; Kupfer, Jörg; Halvorsen, Jon Anders; Dalgard, Florence (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Dermatological disease has been shown to be associated with psychological comorbidity. The aim of this observational study is to describe the distribution of skin disease and the prevalence of depression, anxiety and stress ...
    • Determinants of psychosocial health in psoriatic patients: A multinational study 

      Lesner, Karolina; Reich, Adam; Szepietowski, Jacek C.; Dalgard, Florence; Gieler, Uwe; Tomasaragones, Lucia; Lien, Lars; Poot, Francoise; Jemec, Gregor B.; Misery, Laurent; Szabó, Csanád; Linder, Dennis; Sampogna, Francesca; Evers, Andrea W.M.; Halvorsen, Jon Anders; Balieva, Flora Nicol; Lvov, Andrey; Marrón, Servando E.; Altunay, Ilknur K.; Finlay, Andrew Y.; Salek, Sam S.; Kupfer, Jörg (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      There are limited data on the differences in the impact of psoriasis between various countries with respect to quality of life (QoL). The aim of this study was to explore the psychosocial health of patients with psoriasis ...
    • Impairment of Sexual Life in 3,485 Dermatological Outpatients From a Multicentre Study in 13 European Countries 

      Sampogna, Francesca; Abeni, Damiano; Gieler, Uwe; Tomas-Aragones, Lucia; Lien, Lars; Titeca, Geraldine; Jemec, Gregor B.E.; Misery, Laurent; Szabo, Csanad; Linder, Dennis; Evers, Andrea W M; Halvorsen, Jon Anders; Balieva, Flora Nicolaeva; Szepietowski, Jacek C.; Romanov, Dmitry; Marron, Servando E; Altunay, Ilknur K; Finlay, Andrew Y.; Salek, Sam S; Kupfer, Jörg; Dalgard, Florence J (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      Skin conditions may have a strong impact on patients’ sexual life, and thus influence personal relationships. Sexual issues are difficult to discuss directly in clinical practice, and a mediated instrument may be useful ...
    • Occurrence, chronicity and intensity of itch in a clinical consecutive sample of patients with skin diseases: A multi-centre study in 13 european countries 

      Schut, Christina; Dalgard, Florence; Halvorsen, Jon Anders; Gieler, Uwe; Lien, Lars; Aragones, Lucia Tomas; Poot, Francoise; Jemec, Gregor B.E.; Misery, Laurent; Kemény, Lajos; Sampogna, Francesca; van Middendorp, Henriët; Balieva, Flora Nicol; Linder, Dennis; Szepietöwski, Jacek C.; Lvov, Andrey; Marrón, Servando E.; Altunay, Ilknur K.; Finlay, Andrew Y.; Salek, Sam; Kupfer, Jörg (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
    • Perceived Stigmatization among Dermatological Outpatients Compared with Controls: An Observational Multicentre Study in 17 European Countries 

      Van Beugen, Sylvia; Schut, Christina; Kupfer, Jörg; Bewley, Antony P.; Finlay, Andrew Y.; Gieler, Uwe; Thompson, Andrew R.; Grazia-Cazaña, Tamara; Balieva, Flora Nicol; Ferreira, Bárbara R; Jemec, Gregor B.; Lien, Lars; Misery, Laurent; Marron, Servando E.; Ständer, Sonja; Zeidler, Claudia; Szabó, Csanád; Szepietowski, Jacek C.; Reich, Adam; Elyas, Amna; Altunay, Ilknur K.; Legat, Franz J.; Grivcheva-Panovska, Vesna; Romanov, Dmitry V.; Lvov, Andrey N.; Titeca, Géraldine; Sampogna, Francesca; Vulink, Nienke C.; Tomás-Aragones, Lucia; Evers, Andrea W M; Dalgard, Florence (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
      Perceived stigmatization places a large psychosocial burden on patients with some skin conditions. Little is known about the experience of stigmatization across a wide range of skin diseases. This observational cross-sectional ...
    • Perceived stress in patients with inflammatory and non-inflammatory skin conditions. An observational controlled study among 255 Norwegian dermatological outpatients 

      Balieva, Flora Nicol; Schut, Christina; Kupfer, Jörg; Lien, Lars; Misery, Laurent; Sampogna, Francesca; van Euler, Love; Dalgard, Florence (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      Background Inflammation may increase stress, while stress may promote inflammation. Most dermatological conditions are chronic and inflammatory, while some, such as cancer, naevi and tumours are non-inflammatory, but may ...
    • The role of therapy in impairing quality of life in dermatological patients: A multinational study 

      Balieva, Flora Nicol; Finlay, Andrew Y.; Kupfer, Jörg; Aragones, Lucia Tomas; Lien, Lars; Gieler, Uwe; Poot, Francoise; Jemec, Gregor B. E.; Misery, Laurent; Kemeny, Lajos; Sampogna, Francesca; Van Middendorp, Henriet; Halvorsen, Jon Anders; Ternowitz, Thomas; Szepietowski, Jacek C.; Potekaev, Nikolay; Marrón, Servando E.; Altunay, Ilknur K.; Salek, Sam S.; Dalgard, Florence (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      Skin disease and its therapy affect health-related quality of life (HRQoL). The aim of this study was to measure the burden caused by dermatological therapy in 3,846 patients from 13 European countries. Adult outpatients ...