Eczema patient Laura Stageman suffered a severe reaction when she stopped using steroid creams 

TV producer Laura Stageman, 30, from Tottenham, says she has suffered from depression after developing Red Skin Syndrome, which causes severe and painful flaking of the skin.
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Abstract BACKGROUND: The relationship between atopic dermatitis (AD), anxiety and depression in the U.S. adult population is not well established. OBJECTIVES: To determine the relationship of AD and its severity with symptoms and diagnosis of anxiety and depression in U.S. adults. METHODS: A cross-sectional, population-based study of 2893 adults was performed. AD was determined using modified U.K. Diagnostic Criteria. RESULTS: Adults with AD vs. those without AD had higher mean Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale anxiety (HADS-A) (7·7 vs. 5·6) and depression (HADS-D) (6·0 vs. ...
Source: The British Journal of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Br J Dermatol Source Type: research
Susanne learned her weight and health lessons the hard way, making many common mistakes . . . until she finally found the Wheat Belly lifestyle for restoration of magnificent health and slenderness: “I started Wheat Belly in September of 2017. I figured I’d give it a try to see if it would work for me. I had just looked into the Keto diet but hated the fact that you had to count micros and calories. It was the one thing that always discouraged me from starting a diet. Wheat Belly sounded like something I could stick with. After all, watching your carbs and eliminating grains and sugar seemed easy enough. &ldqu...
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The Stigma of Addiction Stigma is defined as “a mark of shame or discredit”. This is especially damaging to people suffering from addiction, because it means that it should be something to be ashamed of. This thought process stems from actions and activities that happen as a symptom of the disease, such as: impaired judgement, legal issues, behavioral issues, damaged relationships and unscrupulous activities. These actions can be damaging to families, careers and lives, which makes it understandable for the people involved to feel embarrassment or shame. For example: if a family member of yours who is suffering...
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This study examined the risks of a range of adverse events in a large cohort of patients prescribed long‐term opioids using the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink.MethodsPatients with musculoskeletal conditions starting a new long ‐term opioid episode (defined as ≥3 opioid prescriptions within 90 days) between 2002‐2012 were included. Primary outcomes: major trauma and intentional overdose (any). Secondary outcomes: addiction (any), falls, accidental poisoning, attempted suicide/self‐harm, gastrointestinal pathology a nd bleeding, and iron deficiency anaemia. ‘Control’ outcomes (unrelated to opio...
Source: European Journal of Pain - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
Danish philosopher and theologian Søren Kierkegaard once wrote, “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” The beginning of a new year is an appropriate time to look back over the lessons learned from the mistakes and experiences of previous months. In 2018, I wrote two letters of resignation, grieved the ending of two significant relationships, and spent several weeks on a hospital waiting list for severe depression and weight loss. I fumbled, got lost, and confronted demons that I had been running from my entire life. The result is that I came away with a set of invaluable ...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Communication Depression Health-related Industrial and Workplace Inspiration & Hope Marriage and Divorce Mental Health and Wellness Motivation and Inspiration New Year's Perfectionism Personal Psychotherapy Self-Esteem Self-Help Source Type: blogs
(MedPage Today) -- Results suggest professionals should consider screening eczema patients
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Title: Eczema Can Drive People to Thoughts of Suicide: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/13/2018 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - Category: Dermatology Source Type: news
Eczema is a common skin condition that can pack a profound psychological punch: People with eczema are more likely to have suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts than others without the condition, according to new research published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Dermatology.
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WEDNESDAY, Dec. 12, 2018 -- Nearly 28 million Americans are affected by the skin condition eczema, and for some it may become so chronic and severe they consider suicide, new research shows. A new review of data from 15 studies, involving over...
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This study evaluated the association between eczema and suicidal thoughts and attempts by analyzing the combined results of 15 studies including 310,000 patients with eczema and 4.4 million people without eczema.
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