Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 2009 Dec;44(12):982-5
Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Affiliated to the Capital University of Medical Science, Beijing Institute of Otorhinolaryngology, Key Laboratory of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Ministry of Education, Beijing 100005, China.
Objective: To investigate the psychological characteristics of patients with allergic rhinitis (AR) and its associated factors.
Methods: Three hundred and seventy-seven patients with AR were evaluated by the Symptom Checklist-90 (SCL-90). The results were compared with a standard, obtained from healthy Chinese population, including factors of gender, age, educational level, medical history of AR, presence of complications, type of allergenic sensitizations and nasal symptoms (using logistic regression analysis). Read More