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Psychological Aspects of Skin Disease

  • J. A. Cotterill
  • E. Panconesi
  • S. Borelli
  • J. A. Savin
  • C. Koblenzer
  • M. G. Sarti
  • A. Cossidente
  • R. Seville
  • S. Consoli
  • M. Polenghi
  • C. Gala
  • G. Canu
  • P. Pigatto
  • F. Altomare
  • A. Finzi
  • V. Gieler
  • U. Stangier
  • M. Seidel
  • M. Sarti
  • T. Ryan
Conference paper

Abstract

The Symposium opened with a paper on a patient beliefs by Dr. John Savin. Dr. Savin had conducted patient questionnaires which confirmed the clinical impression that patient’s ideas are not only often absurd, but also may interfere with treatment. The only way to try and alter patient ideas is to counter them with more patient education.

Keywords

Body Image Anorexia Nervosa Skin Disease Psychological Aspect Alopecia Areata 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. A. Cotterill
    • 1
  • E. Panconesi
    • 2
  • S. Borelli
    • 3
  • J. A. Savin
    • 4
  • C. Koblenzer
    • 5
  • M. G. Sarti
    • 2
  • A. Cossidente
    • 2
  • R. Seville
    • 6
  • S. Consoli
    • 7
  • M. Polenghi
    • 8
  • C. Gala
    • 8
  • G. Canu
    • 8
  • P. Pigatto
    • 8
  • F. Altomare
    • 8
  • A. Finzi
    • 8
  • V. Gieler
    • 9
  • U. Stangier
    • 9
  • M. Seidel
    • 9
  • M. Sarti
    • 2
  • T. Ryan
    • 10
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyThe General Infirmary at LeedsLeedsGreat Britain
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyUniversity of FlorenceFlorenceItaly
  3. 3.Department of DermatologyTechnical University of MunichMunichFR Germany
  4. 4.The Royal InfirmaryEdinburghGreat Britain
  5. 5.Department of DermatologyUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA
  6. 6.LancasterGreat Britain
  7. 7.Clinique TarnierParisFrance
  8. 8.University of MilanMilanItaly
  9. 9.Department of Dermatology of MarburgMarburgFR Germany
  10. 10.John Radcliffe HospitalOxfordGreat Britain

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