Latest Psychodermatology Stories

2010-04-21 07:00:00

BOSTON, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Ted Grossbart, Harvard Medical School psychologist and author of Skin Deep: A Mind-Body Program for Healthy Skin, will discuss hypnosis and its role in treating trichotillomania (hair pulling) and skin picking at the 17th Annual National Conference on Trichotillomania & Skin Picking on April 24, 2010 in Dallas, Texas. "Hypnosis is very effective at reducing the stress that often triggers these problems. Also, about two thirds of people go into a...

2008-11-13 15:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- In the emotional rollercoaster of life, sometimes the "down" periods have long-lasting effects on more than just our mood. In fact, numerous studies link factors that impact our emotional well-being -- such as stress, depression and anxiety -- to an increase in skin, hair or nail problems. Now, dermatologists are advising patients to recognize these secondary symptoms and to seek treatment early before they cause additional stress. Speaking today at the...

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