There are a variety of psychiatric problems that relate to dermatological conditions. Psychiatric and psychosocial factors are reportedly significant in at least 25–33 % of dermatology patients . Acne can have a negative impact physically and psychologically, resulting in social isolation and even more severe secondary consequences on the psyche. Moreover, acne itself can be aggravated by underlying psychopathology. Acne excoriée is one such condition, resulting from the relationship between acne and a psychiatric disorder.
KeywordsAnxiety Disorder Impulse Control Disorder Delusional Disorder Acne Lesion Body Dysmorphic Disorder
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