“Psychodermatology” knowledge, attitudes, and practice among health care professionals

The findings from this review suggest that health care professionals from multiple areas of the world may lack a full understanding, level of comfort, and proper training in psychodermatology

James E. Roberts; Abigail M. Smith; Amanda H. Wilkerson; Anjali Chandra; Vraj Patel; Syed Siraj A. Quadri; Joshua R. Mann; Robert T. Brodell; Vinayak K. Nahar

2020

Scholarcy highlights

  • Psychiatric disorders are prevalent in dermatology patients
  • Psychodermatology is the body of knowledge at the intersection of psychiatry and dermatology practice
  • Providers acknowledged a lack of training in the practice of psychodermatology
  • The findings from this review suggest that health care professionals from multiple areas of the world may lack a full understanding, level of comfort, and proper training in psychodermatology
  • Improving the knowledge base and increasing level of comfort in treating psychodermatological disorders can improve the practice of psychodermatology amongst providers
  • South Med J 103(12):1199–1203 PubMed Article Google Scholar

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