Psoriasis Associated With Increased Risk For Depression

HealthDay (8/21, Haelle) reports, “People with psoriasis may be twice as likely to experience depression as those without the common skin condition, regardless of its severity,” according to a study slated for presentation at a dermatology meeting. Researchers arrived at the study’s conclusion after analyzing “the responses of more than 12,000 US adults in the 2009-2012 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey conducted by” the CDC.

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— “Psoriasis Linked to Higher Risk of Depression,” Tara Haelle, HealthDay, August 20, 2015.

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