A Study to Assess Quality of Life of Parents and Caregivers of Children with Psoriasis


About this study

The purpose of this study is to survey parents or caregivers of children with psoriasis regarding their quality of life with the newly-developed Psoriasis Caregiver Impact Scale (PsoriaCIS).

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria

  • Child < 18 years of age.
  • Parent or primary caregiver of a child with psoriasis seen in the Pediatric Dermatology clinic between January 1, 2011 and January 24, 2020.

Exclusion Criteria 

  • No diagnosis of psoriasis.
  • Age ≥ 18 years for the child.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Megha Tollefson, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Lauren Schimek M.H.A.



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