Saunders, S. and Edwards, B., 2004. How dermatology units can improve psychological wellbeing. Nursing Standard, 18 (21), pp. 33-37.
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Skin conditions can result in many complex emotional and social problems. Pyschological factors have long been associated with the cost, Maintenance and exacerbation of many cutaneous disorders. Conclusion. this article based on experience gained from contract with patients while on clinical placement at a specialist dermatology unit, it aims to assist nurses to understand the diverse ways in which stressors, coping strategies, acceptance, adaption and compliance affect skin condition. It will stimulate the reader to think about the psychological effect of skin conditions of everyday life and explore the advantages of specialised dermatology care in addressing the emotional problems of patients with such conditions. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Health and quality of life; Patients: psychology; Dermatology; Skin diseases|
|Subjects:||Technology > Medicine and Health|
|Group:||School of Health and Social Care > Centre For Practice Development|
|Deposited By:||Mr Adam Field|
|Deposited On:||15 Oct 2007|
|Last Modified:||07 Mar 2013 14:44|
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