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July 1963

Study of Galvanic Skin Response in Psoriasis

Author Affiliations


Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, and Medical Service, Veterans Administration Center, General Medical and Surgical Service Hospital, Los Angeles (Dr. Perry, Dr. Wright). Departments of Psychology and Engineering, University of California at Los Angeles (Dr. Mount).

Arch Dermatol. 1963;88(1):32-37. doi:10.1001/archderm.1963.01590190038004

Controlled study of the galvanic skin response (GSR) in ten psoriasis subjects has shown an increased skin resistance and a decreased reactivity to certain sweat stimulating and sweat inhibiting drugs.