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Understanding Skin Problems: Acne, Eczema, Psoriasis and Related Conditions

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As suffers will know, any dermatological condition can have a devastating effect leading to feelings of isolation and depression.

Filling the gap between medical advice and lay knowledge, Understanding Skin Problems provides crucial information to help you understand the various aspects of your condition - psychological and social as well as medical - so that you can impr
Paperback, 97 pages
Published March 14th 2003 by John Wiley & Sons (first published March 10th 2003)
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Jan 04, 2009 Patricia rated it liked it
I thought this would be more of a "why you must suffer from the dread psoriasis" kind of book, but really it was a "how you can deal mentally with the dread psoriasis and other skin diseases" sort of book. Which was interesting. I'd not read anything about the psychological effects of skin conditions.

I'm pretty at home with the psoriasis that has been living with me for seven years now. I don't do a lot of the things the author covered, like skipping social activities. I don't mind educating peo
Nov 17, 2011 Gen rated it really liked it
A book that talks about visible skin conditions and the way people treat you. Sounds depressing and sometimes I felt a little sad and embarrassed but mostly it understands and offers ways to overcome negative reactions from strangers, e.g rudeness, staring, irrelevant questions, and so forth. It talks about what the skin conditions are and all the science related to it as well as the psychological implications and social effects.
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