Topical Steroid Phobia Among Mothers of Children with Atopic Dermatitis

Ozceker D., Yucel E., Sahillioglu N., TERZİ Ö., Ozgur Kocaturk E.

ASTIM ALLERJI IMMUNOLOJI, vol.20, no.2, pp.87-94, 2022 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.21911/aai.663
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.87-94
  • Keywords: Atopic dermatitis, children, steroid phobia, topical steroid, CORTICOSTEROID PHOBIA, PREVALENCE, POPULATION, EFFICACY, PARENTS, HEALTH, ASTHMA, POOR
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Adherence to topical corticosteroids (TCS) is essential for the effective treatment of atopic dermatitis but some families have fears and concerns about TCS phobia. In this study, it was aimed to investigate the knowledge, opinions and fear about topical steroids among mothers of patients who used topical steroid therapy for their atopic dermatitis (AD) and its effect on drug compliance and disease severity.