Psychopharmacology in Psychodermatology

Sussann Kotara, Michelle Magid, Maureen Burrows

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This chapter describes the pharmacologic treatment of a variety of psychiatric conditions that are encountered in dermatologic practice. Commonly encountered conditions covered in this chapter include depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, somatic symptom disorders, and delusional disorders. In addition, the potential psychiatric side effects of certain dermatologic treatments and the potential dermatologic side effects of commonly used psychiatric medications are outlined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPractical Psychodermatology
PublisherWiley Blackwell
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9781118560648, 9781118560686
Publication statusPublished - May 5 2014



  • Antidepressant
  • Antipsychotic
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiolytic
  • Delusional disorder
  • Depression
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Psychopharmacology
  • SNRI
  • SSRI

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Kotara, S., Magid, M., & Burrows, M. (2014). Psychopharmacology in Psychodermatology. In Practical Psychodermatology (Vol. 9781118560686, pp. 19-32). Wiley Blackwell.