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Skin conditions in young people: A practical guide on how to be comfortable in your skin

Tess McPherson


‘Skin Conditions in Young People’ provides information and evidence-based advice for teenagers and young adults, addressing the ways in which we can manage and live comfortably in our skin in the modern world. This book discusses the idea of ‘normal skin’, before then focusing on many of the common skin conditions that affect adolescents, such as acne, eczema, psoriasis, sweating, urticaria, and vitiligo. Given that having a skin problem like this can affect the way you feel and act, particularly when you are young, there are therefore sections that also discuss living with the uncertainty of ... More

Keywords: skin, dermatology, psychodermatology, adolescence, teenagers, mental health, spots, rashes, itch

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780192895424
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2022 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780192895424.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tess McPherson, author
Consultant Dermatologist, Oxford University Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford, UK