A diagnosis of psoriasis can cause a roller coaster of emotions.  For some, they may be relieved to finally have an answer for what has been causing the irritating and itchy patches on their skin.  For others, it may cause uncertainty about the unknown and a desire to learn as much as possible about the condition.

If you have psoriasis, you are not alone.  Psoriasis affects approximately one million Canadians.  In these pages, you will find information on what psoriasis is, the types of psoriasis, and how to take charge of your diagnosis and live well with psoriasis.