Self esteem as a predictor of quality of life, depression and anxiety among patients with acne vulgaris

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  • saba ghayas
  • sania mehreen
  • adnan adil
  • Anam yousaf
  • anam khan
  • sadia niazi

Abstract

Objective The major goal of the study is to predict the quality of life, depression and anxiety on the basis of self-esteem among the patients with acne vulgaris.   Methods The study comprised of 200 young adults with acne vulgaris. An equal number of men and women were given representation in the sample. The scales used to assess the variables of the study were WHO–Brief Quality of Life Scale, Depression, Stress, Anxiety Scale (DASS) and Rosenberg Self–Esteem Scale. It was a cross- sectional study. SPSS was used for the statistical analysis of the data.   Results Self-esteem positively predicted quality of life and negatively predicted depression and anxiety.   Conclusion Self-esteem plays significant role in boosting the quality of life and in decreasing the psychopathological symptomatology.   Key words Acne vulgaris, quality of life, self-esteem, depression and anxiety.

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2022-06-01

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ghayas saba, mehreen sania, adil adnan, yousaf A, khan anam, niazi sadia. Self esteem as a predictor of quality of life, depression and anxiety among patients with acne vulgaris. J Pak Assoc Dermatol [Internet]. 2022Jun.1 [cited 2024Jun.17];32(2):382-7. Available from: http://www.jpad.com.pk/index.php/jpad/article/view/1693

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