TITLE

Psychopharmacology in Psychodermatology

AUTHOR(S)
Shukla, Rahul; Sasseville, Denis
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Cutaneous Medicine & Surgery;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p255
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Background: The management of psychodermatologic disease often involves the use of psychotropics by dermatologists. A general approach to the psychopharmacologic management of psychodermatological disease may be of assistance to the dermatologist. Objective: We review and provide a current psychopharmacologically based approach to management of common psychopathologies associated with psychodermatologic disorders, common side effects, and potential drug interactions that may occur with selected psychotropics. Methods: Using relevant MeSH terms, we performed a review of the literature from 1980 to 2006. Results and Conclusions: Effective psychopharmacologic management of psychodermatologic disease involves identifying and basing treatment on the associated psychopathology; familiarity with a variety of psychotropic agents, including antidepressants, anxiolytics, and antipsychotics; and the involvement of a psychiatrist when possible.
ACCESSION #
91705109

 

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