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A study of psychological aspects of patients undergoing hair transplantation for androgenetic alopecia

*, Anoop T V and Nayak, Kashinath and *, Sacchidanand S and *, Nataraja H V and *, Chandrashekar H (2014) A study of psychological aspects of patients undergoing hair transplantation for androgenetic alopecia. International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, 13 (1). pp. 148-150. ISSN 2277-2812

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Abstract

Introduction: Androgenetic alopecia is an important and common cause for baldness. The consequences of Androgenetic alopecia is predominantly psychological. The aim of the present study was to study the psychologicalaspects of patients undergoing hair transplantation for Androgenetic alopecia. Psychological aspects of patients were evaluated before and after hair transplantation. Majority had a positive family history of Androgenetic alopecia and were unmarried. Androgenetic alopecia was definitely a stressful situation for most of the patients. There was a significant improvement in the physical, mental, and social health and self esteem after the procedure. Anxiety and depression score also decreased significantly.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Androgenetic alopecia, Hair transplantation
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Psychiatry
Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Dermatology
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2015 07:07
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2015 07:07
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/141593

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