Abnormalities of Psycho-Emotional State among Patients with Excoriated Acne

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The psychopathological features of patients with excoriated acne are analysed. An integrative anx-iety test among 43 patients (mean age 24.7±7.1 years) demonstrated borderline values and a high level of personal anxiety in 46.5% of cases; assessment according to the Beck Depression Inventory revealed subdepression among 25.6% and depression among 13.9% of patients; the Global Severity Index (GSI) of the Symptom Checklist-90-R (SCL-90-R) was in the zone of elevated and high val-ues among 31.1% of patients. The greatest deviations from the norm were observed in the areas of interpersonal sensitivity among 34.9% of patients; dev phobic anxiety – 30.2%; paranoia – 30.2%; while somatisation of complaints was observed among 27.9% of patients. The obsessive-compulsive subscale exceeded normative values among 21% of patients. 


E. A. Il’chevskaya

Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk

Email: fake@neicon.ru

Russian Federation Pirogova str., 1, 630090

Yu. M. Krinitsyna

Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk; Institute of Molecular Pathology and Pathomorphology, Novosibirsk

Email: fake@neicon.ru

Russian Federation

Pirogova str., 1, 630090

Timakova str., 2, 630117

I. G. Sergeeva

Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk

Author for correspondence.
Email: i_g_sergeeva@mail.ru

Russian Federation Pirogova str., 1, 630090

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