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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 138027, 5 pages
Stress Evaluation in Adult Patients with Atopic Dermatitis Using Salivary Cortisol
1Department of Dermatology, Graduate School of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Toyama, 2630 Sugitani, Toyama-shi, Toyama 930-0194, Japan
2Graduate School of Engineering, Iwate University, 4-3-5 Ueda, Morioka-shi, Iwate 020-8551, Japan
Received 19 April 2013; Accepted 26 June 2013
Academic Editor: Tokuya Omi
Copyright © 2013 Megumi Mizawa et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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