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Association of eczema with mental health of children, adolescents

JAMA Dermatology

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What The Study Did: This observational study that included 11,000 children from the United Kingdom found that severe eczema was associated with symptoms of depression and internalizing behaviors throughout childhood and adolescence.

Authors: Katrina Abuabara, M.D., M.S.C.E., of the University of California, San Francisco, is the corresponding author.

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