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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Weisshaar, E; Diepgen, TL; Bruckner, T; Fartasch, M; Kupfer, J; Lob-Corzilius, T; Ring, J; Scheewe, S; Scheidt, R; Schmid-Ott, G; Schnopp, C; Staab, D; Szcepanski, R; Werfel, T; Wittenmeier, M; Wahn, U; Gieler, U 
Title:
Itch intensity evaluated in the German Atopic Dermatitis Intervention Study (GADIS): correlations with quality of life, coping behaviour and SCORAD severity in 823 children. 
Abstract:
The German Atopic Dermatitis Intervention Study (GADIS), which includes 823 children and adolescents, showed that age-related educational programmes are effective in the long-term management of atopic dermatitis. We investigated whether the itch severity obtained in the scoring of atopic dermatitis (SCORAD) correlates with quality of life and coping behaviour in children and parents. There were significant but low correlations between the severity of atopic dermatitis and the itch intensity. Itc...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Acta Derm Venereol 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
88 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
234-9 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0001-5555 
TUM Institution:
r Dermatologie und Allergologie