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Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology

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Review of foreign studies devoted to various aspects of psycho-dermatology (2010—2013) 1458


Poddubnaya T.V.
Clinical Psychologist, Post-graduate Student of the Department of Individual and Group Psychotherapy of the Faculty of Consultative and Clinical Psychology, Moscow City University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia

The article presents several empirical studies by foreign scholars aimed at examination of various aspects of psycho-dermatology. It describes the main trends in the development of scientific interest to this question on the side of foreign researchers. The article introduces the main results of research and their implications for the medico-psychological support of patients suffering both from skin diseases, worsening due to psychogenic seizures, and mental disorders that are disguised by dermatologic manifestations. It gives the description of activities psycho-dermatological clinics in various foreign countries.

Keywords: psycho-dermatology, personality traits, comorbid mental disorders, psychosocial aspects, psychological intervention, psycho-dermatological clinics

Column: Clinical psychology

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