Psychiatric evaluation in dermatology: an overview

Indian J Dermatol. 2013 Jan;58(1):39-43. doi: 10.4103/0019-5154.105286.


Psychodermatology is an exciting field which deals with the close relationship that exists between dermatological and psychiatric disorders. A combined bio-psycho-social approach is essential for effective evaluation and treatment of these conditions. This review aims to give the practicing clinician an overview of psychiatric evaluation in patients with dermatological conditions.

Keywords: Bio-psycho-social; evaluation; psychiatric.