Cardiff Acne Disability Index (CADI)

The Cardiff Acne Disability Index (CADI) (Motley and Finlay, 1992) is a short 5 item questionnaire derived from the longer Acne Disability Index (Motley and Finlay, 1989).

The Cardiff Acne Disability Index is designed for use in teenagers and young adults with acne. It is self explanatory and can be simply handed to the patient who is asked to complete it without the need for detailed explanation. It is usually completed in one minute.

To download the Cardiff Acne Disability Index (CADI), click on the link below:

Please refer to the instructions and conditions of use.

The CADI is available in translation in several Different Language Versions.

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Further Information

For general queries, technical aspects and permission to use:


Other contacts:

Mrs Joy Hayes (financial aspects):

Professor Andrew Y Finlay:

Department of Dermatology
Cardiff University School of Medicine
Heath Park, Cardiff
CF14 4XN
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)29 2074 2884
Fax: +44 (0)29 2074 4321


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