Objective: Acne vulgaris, a chronic disorder of pilosebaceous units, is common in adolescents. Early detection and appropriate treatment of acne is essential in the prevention of severe acne and scarring, and the consequent adverse psychosocial disabilities resulting from feelings of embarrassment, frustration and poor self-esteem. Emotional issues in young individuals with acne must be identified appropriately.
Material and method: This was a cross-sectional survey involving students applied to a University Medical Center. They were administered a questionnaire including socio-demographical properties, general knowledge about acne and Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scales first ten questions. SPSS 15.0 program was used for statistical analysis and p
Key words: Acne, Acne perception, Adolescence, University students, Self-esteem, Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale
Article Language: Turkish English