The Psychosocial Burden of Atopic Eczema: Prevalence of Mental Illness in AE Patients

Atopic dermatitis (AD), or eczema, is a cause of suffering for many U.S. adults, impacting not only their skin health but also productivity levels, mental health, and quality of life. Current data reveals the high prevalence and disease burden of atopic eczema, with an estimate of 16.5 million adult cases and 6.6 million of those …

Psychodermatology – The Connection Between Skin and Mental Health

Advances in the field of aesthetic medicine continue to introduce new and improved treatment modalities, offering physicians and patients a wide array of therapeutic options to choose from. While the visible symptoms of skin concerns can now more than ever be easily mitigated, researchers are increasingly beginning to focus on the less tangible factors contributing …

The Impact of Skin Conditions on Mental Health

An article in Metro begins with the sentence, “When we’re living in a society obsessed with Instagram, it’s no surprise most of us crave flawless skin.” Yet for those diagnosed with chronic skin conditions, the ideal is not only unattainable—it can also be detrimental to emotional wellbeing and mental health. In an effort to establish a …