Pyschodermatology: a trip through history

Hidradenitis suppurativa Research


Author(s): França K, Chacon A, Ledon J, Savas J, Nouri K

The interaction between the mind and diseases of the skin has been the study focus for many researchers worldwide. The field of Psychodermatology, or Psychocutaneous Medicine, is the result of the merging of two major medical specialties, psychiatry and dermatology. Although the history of Psychodermatology is rather old and interesting, the field has only recently gained popularity. Since ancient times, philosophers, surgeons, dermatologists and psychiatrists have reported the presence of psychocutaneous diseases in various scenarios. In this article, the authors describe curious and remarkable facts in the history of Psychodermatology.


Dermatology Journal and/or Publisher

Journal Name: Anais brasileiros de dermatologia
Journal Abbreviation: An Bras Dermatol
Journal Date Published: 2013-10-31


National Center for Biotechnology Information

PMID: 24173201
Article Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24173201
Lasted Revision: 2017-02-20


Abstract Source: National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine Abstract Query for Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS).


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