The Psychological Impact of Skin Disorders


Psychodermatology covers all aspects of how the mind and body interact in relation to the onset and progression of various skin disorders. This book is the first text written by a multidisciplinary team of psychiatrists, psychologists, child specialists and dermatologists for all the health professionals who treat patients with skin problems. They cover a broad range of issues affecting these patients, including: stigma, coping, relationships, psychological treatments, the impact on children, comorbidities, psychoneuroimmunology, quality of life and psychological treatments.


'This useful little book, by a multidisciplinary team of psychiatrists, psychologists and dermatologists gives an excellent coverage of topics ranging all the way from stigma to psychoneuroimmunology, and can be recommended to all health professionals …' Journal of Mental Health

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