标题：Health-related quality of life and marital quality of vitiligo patients in China
作者：Wang, K-Y; Wang, K-H; Zhang, Z-P
作者机构：[Wang, K-H] Shandong Sci & Technol Inst Family Planning, Jinan, Peoples R China.; [Wang, K-Y] Shandong Univ, Dept Dermatol, Qilu Hosp, Jinan 250100, 更多
通讯作者地址：[Wang, KH]Shandong Sci & Technol Inst Family Planning, Jinan, Peoples R China.
来源：JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEREOLOGY
关键词：DLQI; ENRICH; marital relationship; quality of life; SF-36; vitiligo
摘要：Background; Vitiligo can adversely affect the quality of life and sexual relationships of patients. Combination of the DLQI with the generic SF-36 and ENRICH may give further insight in the evaluation of the burden in vitiligo patients.; Objective; We sought to assess the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and marital quality of Chinese vitiligo patients and to identify the relevant clinical and socio-demographic determinants.; Methods; A total of 101 vitiligo patients and 126 healthy controls completed the questionnaires. HRQoL was measured using DLQI and SF-36, and marital quality was measured using the ENRICH marital inventory.; Results; Patients with vitiligo experienced significantly impaired health-related quality of life and unstable marital relationships. Gender, distribution pattern of vitiligo and disease severity were independent predictors of DLQI, SF-36 and ENRICH in this cohort.; Conclusions; Vitiligo is associated with impairment of HRQoL and marital quality among Chinese patients. Alongside the medical interventions, the psychological and sociocultural assessment and intervention should be an essential part of the management of these cases.