FightAcne.com Interview with:
Jerry Tan, MD
Western University Canada
Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
FightAcne.com: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings?
Response: Acne was personified as an unwanted intruder responsible for negative self-image and emotional impairment
FightAcne.com: What should readers take away from your report?
Response: The burden of acne can extend across long durations of life (adolescence to adulthood),
With acne scarring, this adverse impact persists along with a expressions of resignation and acceptance.
Disclosures: Advisor, consultant, speaker and/or trialist for Bausch, Boots Walgreens, Cipher, Cutera, Galderma, L’Oreal, Pfizer, Novartis, Sun
Tan J, Chavda R, Leclerc M, Dréno B. Projective Personification Approach to the Experience of People With Acne and Acne Scarring—Expressing the Unspoken. JAMA Dermatol. Published online July 20, 2022. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2022.2742
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