Intended for healthcare professionals

All you ever wanted to know about … psychodermatology

Psychodermatology – or psychocutaneous medicine – refers to the interface between psychiatry and dermatology. There are several general and important points about this relatively new, developing subspecialty that it is helpful to appreciate initially. Psychodermatological conditions, which involve an interaction and crossover between the mind and the skin, can be classified into three main categories that are discussed in turn in this article.
Dermatology in practice 2008; 16(3): 4–6
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