Handbook of Psychodermatology (Paperback)Abdul Latheef (author)
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Living with a skin condition can have a significant impact on way of life and emotional well-being. Psychodermatology is the practice of treating a skin condition using psychological techniques.
This book is a concise guide to psychodermatology for dermatologists. Beginning with an overview providing clinicians with an understanding of the psychological issues associated with dermatological issues.
The following chapters discuss different types of skin disorder and treatment strategies including meditation, psychotherapy, hypnotherapy, and psychopharmacology. The text differentiates clearly between primary and secondary psychological disorders, and psychophysiological conditions.
A complete section is dedicated to assessment tools and questionnaires.
Each chapter begins with a `key points' section and includes case vignettes to assist learning.
Key pointsConcise guide to management of psychological impact of skin disordersCovers numerous skin conditions and treatment methodsComplete section provides clinicians with assessment tools and questionnairesEach chapter includes `key points' and case vignettes
Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
Number of pages: 175
Weight: 470 g
Dimensions: 241 x 171 mm
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