Volume 23 (2020)
Volume 22 (2019)
Volume 21 (2018)
Volume 20 (2017)
Volume 19 (2016)
Volume 18 (2015)
Volume 17 (2014)
Volume 16 (2013)
Volume 15 (2012)
Volume 14 (2011)
Volume 13 (2010)
Volume 12 (2009)
Volume 11 (2008)
Volume 10 (2007)
Volume 9 (2006)
Volume 8 (2005)
Volume 7 (2004)
Volume 6 (2002)
Volume 5 (2002)
Volume 4 (2000)
Volume 3 (1999)
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1. The quality of life and its related factors in patients with psoriasis

Hojat Eftekhari; Seyyede Zeinab Azimi; Abbas Darjani; Rana Rafiei; Melika Amookhteh

Volume 23, Issue 1 , Spring 2020, , Pages 9-15


  Background: Psoriasis is a chronic disease that may affect patients’ quality of life. We investigated the quality of life (QoL) and its related factors in psoriasis patients. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 123 patients with psoriasis vulgaris were enrolled, who were at the ...  Read More

2. The effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy based on Cash’s eight-step model in body image of women with psoriasis

Ladan Esmalian Khamseh; Mehdi Asadi Mofarah; Somayeh Toorani

Volume 23, Issue 1 , Spring 2020, , Pages 1-8


  Background: Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune, complex and progressive disease having various physical, psychological and social consequences. This study aimed to investigate the effect of cognitive behavioral therapy on body image in women with psoriasis. Methods: The research was ...  Read More

3. Smoking, alcohol consumption and substance abuse in patients with psoriasis: a cross-sectional study

Robabeh Abedini; Vahideh Lajevardi; Maryam Nasimi; Zahra Hallaji; Mahtab Darvish

Volume 22, Issue 3 , 2019, , Pages 92-96


  Background: The role of smoking and alcohol consumption in the pathogenesis of psoriasis is well-known; however, certain published studies have focused on the relationship between substance abuse and psoriasis. The present study was conducted to evaluate the prevalence of tobacco ...  Read More

4. Inverse correlation between glutathione peroxidase activity in psoriatic cutaneous lesions and the severity of the disease

Taheri Ahmad-Reza; Boroumand Nadia; Ebrahimi Safieh; Hosseini Elias; Roohani Mina; Hashemy Seyed Isaac

Volume 22, Issue 2 , 2019, , Pages 65-70


  Background: Psoriasis is a chronic-relapsing inflammatory skin disorder, in whose pathogenesis oxidative stress is suggested to be involved. Among different enzymes that play a role in maintaining the cellular redox balance, we aimed to assess the alteration of glutathione peroxidase (GPX) activity in ...  Read More

5. Assessment of P-wave indices as atrial fibrillation predictors in psoriasis patients

Namazi Nastaran; Helali Maryam; Pishgahi Mehdi; Ketabi Yasaman

Volume 20, Issue 4 , 2017, , Pages 113-117

  Background: Psoriasis is a prevalent chronic T cell mediated inflammatory skin disorder. Recent studies have reported an increase in the incidence of arrhythmia in psoriasis patients who run an excessive risk of metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular diseases. P-wave dispersion (PWD) and duration are ...  Read More

6. Frequency of autoimmune diseases in first degree relatives of psoriatic patients compared with controls: A cross-sectional study

Dastgheib Ladan; Saki Nasrin; Heiran Alireza; Kardeh Bahareh; Saki Mohammad Reza

Volume 20, Issue 3 , 2017, , Pages 79-83

  Background: Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune skin disorder with relapsing erythematous scaling plaques and joint or nail involvement. A greater occurrence of other autoimmune diseases has been reported in these patients. Additionally, their family members are more likely to be diagnosed with psoriasis. ...  Read More

7. Serum leptin levels in psoriatic patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Zahra Hallaji; Vahideh Lajevardi; Robabeh Abedini; Amir Soleymani; Azadeh Goodarzi; Mehrnaz Salehi-Taleghani; Sara Beygi

Volume 19, Issue 4 , 2016, , Pages 125-130

  Background: The prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is higher in patients with psoriasis than in the normal population. Serum leptin levels are higher in patients with psoriasis and in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver. The purpose of this study was to determine the serum levels of ...  Read More

8. Serum vascular endothelial growth factor in Iranian patients with moderate-severe psoriasis before and after treatment: a PASI-75 response as a practical treatment goal

Shahidi-Dadras Mohammad; Abdollahimajd Fahimeh; Younespour Shima; Nikvar Mohammad

Volume 19, Issue 4 , 2016, , Pages 119-124

  Background: Psoriasis is a chronic disease with multiple biochemical and vascular abnormalities. Several studies have evaluated circulating levels of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in psoriasis, but none of them evaluated it after reaching a PASI-75 response, as a practical treatment goal. ...  Read More

9. Quality of life in patients with psoriasis: A cross-sectional study in a dermatology referral hospital in Tehran, Iran

Abedini Robabeh; Lajevardi Vahideh; Hallaji Zahra; Khodashenas Zohre; Zafar Fatemeh; Nasimi Maryam

Volume 19, Issue 4 , 2016, , Pages 113-118

  Background: Psoriasis is a chronic skin disorder that can significantly affect a patient’s quality of life (QoL). The goal of this study was to determine the QoL in patients with psoriasis and to investigate the correlation between the QoL, demographic data, and clinical severity of psoriasis.Methods: ...  Read More

10. Serum prolactin level in psoriasis

Wiwanitkit Viroj

Volume 19, Issue 2 , 2016, , Pages 65-65

  The recent report, “Serum prolactin level in psoriasis”, is very interesting 1. Ghiasi et al. concluded that “it seems that while intracutaneous prolactin may contribute to the pathogenesis of psoriasis, the probable role of pituitary-produced circulating prolactin in the disease process ...  Read More

11. Facial psoriasis with cytarabine/daunorubicin: A case report

Gheisari Mehdi; Golfeshan Atefe

Volume 18, Issue 4 , 2015, , Pages 182-183

  Psoriasis is a common chronic inflammatory skin disease. The most common form of psoriasis is characterized by sharply demarcated, scaly, erythematous plaques. The face is an unusual site for psoriasis. Herein, we report a 43-year-old woman with facial psoriasis that was developed after remission–induction ...  Read More

12. Evaluation of Lewis phenotypes in patients with psoriasis

Dadras Mohammad Shahidi; Golfeshan Atefe; Younespour Shima

Volume 18, Issue 2 , 2015, , Pages 51-55

  Background: It seems that there are similar associated diseases in psoriasis and Lewis (b) negative phenotypes such as diabetesmellitus, cardiovascular events, and metabolic syndrome. Therefore, we decided to evaluate the frequency of Lewis henotypes in patients with chronic plaque type psoriasis. A ...  Read More

13. Serum prolactin level in psoriasis: Is it really higher than in healthy individuals?

Ghiasi Maryam; Hallaji Zahra; Narimani Shaban Ali

Volume 18, Issue 1 , 2015, , Pages 6-9

  Background: Psoriasis is a chronic immune-mediated skin diseasewith a genetic predisposition. Prolactin may contribute to psoriasispathogenesis. However, there has been a debate over the serumlevel of prolactin in psoriatic patients. The aim of this study was todescribe the role of serum prolactin in ...  Read More

14. ABO blood group antigens in patients with psoriasis and pemphigus vulgaris

Dadras Mohammad Shahidi; Golfeshan Atefeh; Younespour Shima

Volume 18, Issue 1 , 2015, , Pages 16-19

  Background: The ABO blood group antigens play a role in thepathophysiology of some diseases and several researches haveinvestigated this relationship in the field of dermatology. In thepresent study, an attempt was made to find the distribution ofblood types in patients with pemphigus vulgaris and chronicplaque ...  Read More

15. Evaluation of the antioxidant defense status in psoriasis

Hussain Sajjad; Hassan Iffat; Majeed Sabiya; Showkat A Bhat; Hinah Altaf; Peerzada Sajad

Volume 17, Issue 4 , 2014, , Pages 117-121

  Background: Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease of theskin. The etiology of psoriasis is not known exactly. Recently, ithas been suggested that an imbalance in the oxidant- antioxidantstatus due to an increased reactive oxygen species production and/or deficient function of the antioxidant system ...  Read More

16. Leptin and sex hormones in psoriasis and correlation with disease severity

Tehranchinia Zohreh; Niroomand Mahtab; Kazeminejad Armaghan; Ghahari Mohammad Jafar; Radvar Siamak Esmaeili; Sadat-Amini Seyed Hadi; Younespour Shima; Partovi-Kia Masoud

Volume 17, Issue 2 , 2014, , Pages 43-48

  Background: Leptin, a 16-KDa peptide hormone secreted from theadipose tissue, plays an important role in the regulation of energyintake and expenditure and body weight regulation; furthermore,it has a regulatory function on the reproductive system. The aimof this study was to assess the relationship ...  Read More

17. Impact of dermatological diseases on family members of the patients using Family Dermatology Life Quality Index: A preliminary study in Iran

Handjani Farhad; Kalafi Amir

Volume 16, Issue 4 , 2013, , Pages 128-131

  Background: Chronic skin diseases such as vitiligo and psoriasis can impair the quality of life in the patients with these diseases. The impact of chronic and/or severe skin diseases on the lives of family members of the affected patients has only recently been addressed. The tool used for this assessment ...  Read More

18. Mucocutaneous manifestations as the first presentations of HIV infection

Balighi Kamran; Soori Tahereh; Fouladi Negar

Volume 16, Issue 3 , 2013, , Pages 105-108

  Background: Mucocutaneous manifestations may occur inevery stage of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.Some of them may be the first presentations. In this study, weevaluated the prevalence of dermatologic manifestations as thefirst presentations of HIV/AIDS in 25 Iranian patients.Method: In ...  Read More

19. Trace elements status in psoriasis and their relationship with the severity of the disease

Shahidi-Dadras Mohammad; Namazi Nastaran; Khalilazar Sara; Younespour Shima

Volume 15, Issue 2 , 2012, , Pages 38-41

  Background: Psoriasis is a common and chronic inflammatory skin disease that has profound adverse effects on patients’ wellbeing. Trace elements are essential to biochemical processes in the body and are involved in immunological and inflammatory reactions such as keratinization and melanin formation. ...  Read More

20. The role of Staphylococcus superantigens in chronic plaque type psoriasis

Najmossadat Atefi; Mehdi Tabaie; Samile Noorbakhsh; Azarmidokht Tabatabaie; Mohammadreza Rezaee; Masomeh Rohaninasab

Volume 15, Issue 1 , 2012, , Pages 1-3

  Background: T cell activation is discussed as an important factor in the pathogenesis of psoriasis. Recently, a lot of attention has been paid to the role of superantigens in T cell activation in the pathogenesis of psoriasis. In this study, the role of staphylococcal superantigens in the pathogenesis ...  Read More

21. Insulin resistance in psoriasis: A case-control study

Farhad Malekzad; Reza Robati; Hamidreza Abaei; Somayeh Hejazi; Azin Ayatollahi; Shima Younespour

Volume 14, Issue 4 , 2011, , Pages 136-139

  Background: Recent studies suggest that psoriasis may be a pathogenic factor for the metabolic syndrome and atherosclerosis. The aim of our study was to investigate the metabolic state in psoriatic patients in order to clarify the association between psoriasis and insulin resistance.Methods: This single-centre, ...  Read More

22. A Comparative Study on the Prevalence of Depression and Suicidal Ideation in Dermatology Patients Suffering from Psoriasis, Acne, Alopecia Areata and Vitiligo

Pouran Layegh; Hamid Reza Arshadi; Sara Shahriari; Fakhrolzaman Pezeshkpour; Yalda Nahidi

Volume 13, Issue 4 , 2010, , Pages 106-111

  Background: Due to their chronic nature, influences on the body image, hopelessness toward complete recovery and frequent recurrences, dermatological diseases seem to be one of the important predisposing factors in depression and suicidal ideation. Thus, the present study aimed at evaluating the degree ...  Read More

23. Soluble E-selectin and P-Selectin Serum Levels in Patients with Psoriasis Compared to Healthy Controls

Ghalamkarpour Fariba; Saeedi Marjan; Hedayati Mehdi; Maarefat Afsaneh

Volume 13, Issue 1 , 2010, , Pages 9-11

  Introduction: Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin disease in which abnormal individual immune reactivity plays an important role. Eselectin and P-selectin are adhesion molecules expressed on vascular endothelial cells in several inflammatory skin diseases, including psoriasis. The aim of the present study ...  Read More

24. Serum Angiotensin Converting Enzyme in Patients with Psoriasis

Rahmati-Roudsari Mohammad; Saeedi Marjan; Eshghi Gholamreza

Volume 12, Issue 4 , 2009, , Pages 127-130

  Background: Controversial data concerning the elevation of serum angiotensin-converting enzyme in psoriasis are reported in the literature. In order to verify whether this abnormality exists in Iranian patients, we performed this study. Method: Serum angiotensin-converting enzyme level was measured in ...  Read More

25. Does Prolactin Indicate Severity of Psoriasis?

Azizzadeh Maryam; Malek Mojtaba; Amiri Mehdi; Ghorbani Raheb

Volume 12, Issue 3 , 2009, , Pages 79-81

  Background: Psoriasis vulgaris is a common chronic and inflammatory disease of skin that its etiology is not completely known. However, it seems that genetic and environmental factors play a role in this disease. In vitro studies show that prolactin as a neurohormone has an etiologic effect on psoriasis. ...  Read More