Patients With Hidradenitis Suppurativa Negatively Perceive Both Medical and Euphemistic Appellations of Their Disease: A Study From Turkey


Akoglu G. , Esme P. , Yildiz I.

DERMATOLOGY PRACTICAL & CONCEPTUAL, vol.11, no.4, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.5826/dpc.1104a92
  • Title of Journal : DERMATOLOGY PRACTICAL & CONCEPTUAL
  • Keywords: hidradenitis suppurativa, euphemism, folk name, medical appellation, psychodermatology, IMPACT

Abstract

Background: The use of medical terms and folk names (euphemisms) affect a patient's understanding of diseases and perceptions of severity.