Impact of depressive symptoms on oxidative stress in patients with psoriasis

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Karababa İ. F. , Yeşilova Y., Turan E., SELEK S., Altun H., Selek S.

REDOX REPORT, vol.18, no.2, pp.51-55, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1179/1351000213y.0000000039
  • Title of Journal : REDOX REPORT
  • Page Numbers: pp.51-55


Background: Depression and anxiety disorders often accompany psoriasis. Increased reactive oxygen radicals and impaired antioxidant systems are considered to play a role both in psoriasis and depression and anxiety disorders. Accordingly, in this study, we aimed to investigate the effects of depressive and anxiety symptoms on oxidative stress in patients with psoriasis.