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Author Nguyen, Tien V., author.

Title Clinical cases in psychocutaneous disease / Tien V. Nguyen, Jillian W. Wong, John Koo
Published London : Springer, 2014


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 124 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Clinical cases in dermatology
Clinical cases in dermatology.
Contents Preface -- Part I:Psychologically Challenging Patient Encounters in Dermatology -- The long list patient -- The Will you be my PCP patient -- The patient with unusual demands -- The fearful patient -- The patient with a chronic disease -- The angry patient -- The distrustful and poorly compliant patient -- Part II:Psychocutaneous Disease in Geriatric Patients -- Delusions of parasitosis in geriatric patients -- Neurotic excoriations and the elderly -- The geriatric patient with neurodermatitis -- Part III:Cases of Psychocutaneous Disease -- Formication without delusions -- The slightly delusional patient -- The delusional but hopeful patient -- The hopelessly delusional patient -- Drug-induced formication and delusions of parasitosis -- Other delusionoid beliefs -- Neurotic excoriations secondary to cutaneous dysesthesia -- Neurotic excoriations secondary to underlying major depression -- Neurotic excoriations with underlying psychosis -- Acne excorie -- Trichotillomania -- Body dysmorphic disorder -- Factitial dermatitis -- Hyperhidrosis and an anxiety disorder -- Atopic dermatitis and a major depressive disorder -- Psoriasis and excessive stress
Summary This concise practical guide has been designed to facilitate the clinical decision-making process in the management of psychocutaneous disease by reviewing a variety of cases and defining the various diagnostic and management decisions open to practitioners. Clinical cases are a key component in modern medical education, assisting the trainee or recertifying practitioner to work through unusual cases using best practice techniques. Each case within includes a narrative description and patient management tips. Clinical Cases in Psychocutaneous Disease is the first text dedicated to cases and written by experts in the topic who treat patients with psychocutaneous problems. It will be an essential reference for those in dermatology training programs and experienced practitioners seeking a practical case-based guide
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Skin -- Diseases -- Psychosomatic aspects.
Cutaneous manifestations of general diseases.
Skin Diseases -- etiology
Skin Diseases -- psychology
Skin Manifestations
Psychophysiologic Disorders
Mental Disorders -- complications
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Cutaneous manifestations of general diseases
Skin -- Diseases -- Psychosomatic aspects
Genre/Form Case studies.
√Čtudes de cas.
Form Electronic book
Author Wong, Jillian W., author.
Koo, John Y. M., author.
ISBN 9781447143123