Diseases associated with stress such as Psoriasis, Urticaria, Acne, Eczema, Pruritus
Disease associated with psychological states - Pruritus Sine Materia, Neurotic Excoriations, Neurodermatitis, Prurigo, LSC, Trichotillomania, Delusions of Parasitosis, Self-Mutilation, Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Compromised quality of life and difficulties adjusting to disease.
Poor treatment outcomes.
Co-morbid psychiatric disorders - Obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression, and anxiety.
Adjustment disorders - Adolescents, children, and adults.