Psychiatric Burden High in Cosmetic Dermatology Patients

Patients who presented to a laser and cosmetic dermatology clinic were significantly more likely to be on a psychiatric medication and/or carry a psychiatric diagnosis, compared with those who presented to a medical dermatology clinic, results from a large retrospective analysis showed. “As the rate of cosmetic procedures continues to increase, it is crucial that … Read more

Study Finds Systemic AD Treatment Boosts Mood

MONTREAL — Systemic treatment of atopic dermatitis (AD) boosts mood in addition to relieving skin symptoms, to a prospective, real-world, clinical cohort study presented at the annual meeting according to the International Society of Atopic Dermatitis. “Randomized, controlled, phase 3 studies have shown that systemic treatment of AD reduces depressive symptoms, but whether this holds … Read more