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The Psychological Impact of Skin Disorders

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Carl Walker, Leslie Millard, Madhulika A. Gupta, Gerry Kent, Andrew Thompson, Litsa Anthis, Penny Titman, Linda Papadopoulos, Andrew Finlay
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  • Date Published: October 2005
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521542296

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About the Authors
  • 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.

    • The first multidisciplinary text to cover the body-mind interactions affecting skin disease
    • Written for all health professionals working with patients with skin diseases
    • Takes a broad-ranging approach from psychoneuroimmunology to dealing with stigma
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    '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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    Product details

    • Date Published: October 2005
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521542296
    • length: 170 pages
    • dimensions: 248 x 175 x 13 mm
    • weight: 0.37kg
    • contains: 1 b/w illus. 4 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction Carl Walker
    2. Psychoneuroimmunology Leslie Millard
    3. Psychiatric comorbidity in dermatologic disorders Madhulika A. Gupta
    4. Stigmatisation and skin conditions Gerry Kent 5. Coping with chronic skin conditions: factors important in explaining individual variation in adjustment Andrew Thompson
    6. Skin disease and relationships Litsa Anthis
    7. The impact of skin disease on children and their families Penny Titman
    8. Psychological therapies for dermatological problems Linda Papadopoulos
    9. Research methodology in quality of life assessment Andrew Finlay
    10. Psychodermatology in context Carl Walker.

  • Editors

    Carl Walker, University College London

    Linda Papadopoulos, London Metropolitan University


    Carl Walker, Leslie Millard, Madhulika A. Gupta, Gerry Kent, Andrew Thompson, Litsa Anthis, Penny Titman, Linda Papadopoulos, Andrew Finlay

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