Skin and Psychiatry from the point of view of a dermatologist

Hippokratia 1999, 3(2):82-85

D. Ioannides


Dermatologic diseases often present with psychiatric manifestations, which sometimes must be treated.
Diseases of the skin, often associated with psychologic manifestations are atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, alopecia areata, acne, vitiligo and vulvor disease. The role of psychiatric intervention is discussed in these cases