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By Carl Walker, Linda Papadopoulos

Psychodermatology covers all elements of the way the brain and physique have interaction in terms of the onset and development of varied pores and skin problems. This booklet is the 1st textual content written by way of a multidisciplinary workforce of psychiatrists, psychologists, baby experts and dermatologists for all of the healthiness pros who deal with sufferers with pores and skin difficulties. They disguise a extensive variety of concerns affecting those sufferers, together with: stigma, coping, relationships, mental remedies, the influence on youngsters, comorbidities, psychoneuroimmunology, caliber of lifestyles and mental remedies.

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Alopecia areata has been associated with depressive disease; however, this association is not a consistent finding across studies. , 1994). , 1991). , 2003). , 2004). , 2004), supporting the possible role of stress. , 1997). Some depressed patients may complain of cutaneous dysaesthesias such as pain and burning sensations, for which no physical basis can be identified. These symptoms may represent ‘masked depression’ or ‘depressive equivalents’ as some patients lack psychological insight and may deny an underlying depressive disorder (Gupta & Gupta, 1996).

Cell Tissue Research, 261, 25–33. A. (1976). Psycho physiological aspects of skin disease. London, WB Sanderson, pp. 1–13. Wilson, E. (1867). Diseases of the skin. London, Churchill. 3 Psychiatric comorbidity in dermatological disorders Madhulika A. , 2004). , 2003). Psychiatric pathology is important in both (i) the cutaneous associations of primary psychiatric disorders such as delusional states and some of the self-inflicted dermatoses such as dermatitis artefacta, and (ii) a wide range of primary dermatological disorders that have psychiatric comorbidity.

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