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The psychosocial impact of alopecia on women

The psychosocial impact of alopecia on women

Publication date: Thursday, 20 December 2018
Contributor(s): Selina Edwards

Alopecia is a non-scarring chronic inflammatory autoimmune disorder that is characterised by patchy or abnormal hair loss. Six women participated in semi-structured interviews on their experiences of living with alopecia and these interviews were analysed using Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA). Insight into these psychosocial experiences can inform interventions targeted to women with alopecia.
Category: Editorial
Edition: WHJ-Online
Contributor(s): Selina Edwards

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