Table 3: Quality of Life Questionnaire results.

QuestionMPS, Placebo,
BaselineDay 90Significance*BaselineDay 90Significance*

(1) I am embarrassed by my thinning hair.2.70 ( 0.84)2.13 (0.82)2.73 (1.02)2.47 (0.92)
(2) Because of my thinning hair, I avoid social gatherings.1.77 (0.68)1.37 (0.49)1.67 (0.84)1.53 (0.78)P = NS
(3) I do not like meeting new people as I feel they are judging me because of my thinning hair.2.10 (0.76)1.63 (0.62)1.87 (0.94)1.73 (0.87)P = NS
(4) I avoid going out during the day because of my thinning hair.1.77 (0.68)1.37 (0.49)1.70 (0.92)1.50 (0.78)
(5) My condition impacts my emotional state at work.2.10 (0.92)1.73 (0.74)2.13 (0.90)2.03 (1.03)P = NS
(6) I feel my thinning hair has impacted my ability to succeed in interviews.2.07 (0.74)1.57 (0.94)1.73 (1.14)1.60 (1.04)P = NS
(7) My condition has prevented my participation in a sports activity.2.07 (0.94)1.57 (0.77)1.83 (0.95)1.83 (0.75)P = NS
(8) My condition impacts my self-esteem.2.87 (0.86)2.20 (0.81)2.97 (0.93)2.53 (0.97)
(9) My condition makes me feel self-conscious about my thinning hair.3.03 (0.81)2.43 (0.77)3.13 (0.90)2.80 (1.03)
(10) Because of my thinning hair, I fear being the center of attention.2.00 (0.91)1.57 (0.77)2.37 (1.00)2.10 (1.24)
(11) I feel my thinning hair is affecting my personal relationships.2.23 (0.97)1.87 (0.86)2.33 (1.09)2.03 (1.03)
(12) Because of my thinning hair, I avoid being intimate with my partner.1.70 (0.92)1.37 (0.67)1.67 (0.92)1.47 (0.86)P = NS
(13) Because of my thinning hair, I feel less attractive to my significant other.2.47 (1.01)1.93 (1.05)2.73 (1.11)2.47 (1.20)
(14) Because of my thinning hair, I am less outgoing than I would like to be.2.33 (1.03)1.90 (0.92)2.27 (0.94)2.02 (1.07)
(15) Because of my thinning hair, I feel unattractive.2.70 (1.02)2.27 (0.94)2.87 (0.90)2.50 (0.97)

*Repeated measures ANOVA across study days contrasts per treatment group; NS, not significant.