Darkness visible: psychocutaneous disease.


A dejected, overweight young woman with excoriations on her face and arms sits in my examination room. Her intake form says “pimples and itching.” Every few months I see similar patients, almost all women. They’ve been to their primary care providers, seen therapists, and often consulted other dermatologists. It is unclear what they were told and I’m not… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/SMJ.0b013e3181fa740e


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