Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 2020  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 8  |  Page : 4001--4004

Cognitive impairment in patients with psoriasis: A clinical study in teaching hospital


Kumari Padma1, Sagar Subhash Nanaware2, Aruna Yadiyal3, P John Mathai4 
1 Department of Psychiatry, B.K.L Walawalkar Rural Medical College, Dervan, Chiplun, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Medicine, B.K.L Walawalkar Rural Medical College, Dervan, Chiplun, Maharashtra, India
3 Department of Psychiatry, Father Muller Medical College and Hospital, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
4 Jublee Medical College and Research Centre, Thrissur, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Kumari Padma
Department of Psychiatry, B.K.L. Walawalkar Rural Medical College, Dervan, Chiplun Maharashtra
India

Aim: Psoriasis is associated with a variety of psychological problems including poor self-esteem, sexual dysfunction, anxiety and depressive disorder, suicidal ideation and significant cognitive impairment. The aim of the study is to evaluate the frequency of cognitive impairment in patients with psoriasis. Method: 200 subjects were included for the study. The tools used in the study were Standard Mini-Mental Status Examination (SMMSE) and Brief Cognitive Rating Scale (BCRS) for assessing cognitive functions. The results obtained were analyzed using the Chi-square test and student test. Results: Patients with psoriasis had cognitive deficits in the domain of attention, concentration and total scores of SMMSE and BCRS.


How to cite this article:
Padma K, Nanaware SS, Yadiyal A, Mathai P J. Cognitive impairment in patients with psoriasis: A clinical study in teaching hospital.J Family Med Prim Care 2020;9:4001-4004


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Padma K, Nanaware SS, Yadiyal A, Mathai P J. Cognitive impairment in patients with psoriasis: A clinical study in teaching hospital. J Family Med Prim Care [serial online] 2020 [cited 2021 May 6 ];9:4001-4004
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