Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine; UMass Worcester Prevention Research Center
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms | Dermatology
Recent research shows that 7.7% of individuals who use indoor tanning beds do so in private homes, but little is known about this group. This study evaluated the tanning practices, reasons for tanning, and association with tanning addiction of adults who use tanning beds in private residences.
indoor tanning beds, private residences, homes
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DOI of Published Version
JAMA Dermatol. 2016 Dec 1;152(12):1383-1385. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.3111. Link to article on publisher's site
Nahar VK, Rosenthal M, Lemon SC, Holman DM, Watson M, Hillhouse J, Pagoto SL. (2016). Characteristics and Practices of Adults Who Use Tanning Beds in Private Residences. University of Massachusetts Medical School Faculty Publications. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.3111. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/faculty_pubs/1338