Psychological Approaches to Dermatology
May 1999, Wiley-Blackwell
2. Typology of Skin Problems.
3. Coping and Adaptation.
4. Psychological Factors in the Onset and Progression of Skin Disease.
5. Psychological Impact of Body Image, Self-Esteem and Quality of Life.
6. Impact of Skin Disease on Relationships.
7. Introduction to Counselling.
8. Conceptual Ideas About Counselling People with Skin Disease.
9. Advanced Counselling Skills for Dermatology.
10. Counselling Dermatology Patients who have Psychosomatic Problems.
11. Counselling Children and Parents.
12. Working in a Multidisciplinary Team.
Robert Bor is Professor of Psychology at London Guildhall University. He is a Chartered Clinical, Counselling and Health Psychologist and also works as a family therapist. He works in hospital, community and primary care settings and teaches communication skills to medical students. He has published widely on the impact of illness in families and serves on the editorial boards of numerous international journals.
Professor John Hawk is Consultant Dermatologist at The St John's Institute of Dermatology at St Thomas's Hospital, London. He has published extensively in the field of dermatology and is Chief Editor of the journal Clinical and Experimental Dermatology.
- Makes reference to all the main skin conditions - eczema, acne, vitiligo, psoriasis, dermatitis and alopecia amongst others - and makes extensive use of case studies and vignettes.
- It is this blend of theory and practical experience that is the hallmark of the book
- All those concerned with dermatological problems will find something of value in it and should find it a valuable addition to their resources.