DOI: 10.1111/dth.14030
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Abstract: Several studies have demonstrated a direct link between psoriasis, stress and psychiatric comorbidity. We assessed the effect of relaxation therapy on psoriasis severity, quality of life, stress level and psychiatric comorbidity. Patients were assessed for stress, anxiety, depression, quality of life and severity of disease, using standard instruments. Patients were divided into two as cases and pair matched controls. The first group was given relaxation therapy in addition to the standard dermatology treatmen…

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