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Minocycline, a broad-spectrum antibiotic frequently used to treat acne, may have utility as an adjunct for treating depression, especially by improving global functioning and quality of life.Medscape Medical News
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CONCLUSION Treatment with pneumatic injection is safe and effective in reducing atrophic acne facial scars; it results in quantitative improvement in scar volumes.
Source: Dermatologic Surgery - Category: Dermatology Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
BACKGROUND: Isotretinoin is the only effective treatment for severe acne. An isotretinoin-related suicide risk is still debated and under scrutiny by regulatory agencies. Our objectives were: to assess the risk of suicide attempt before, during and after i...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
The teenage years are hard on kids’ sense of identity and self-esteem, especially as their bodies and minds are changing and growing at a rapid rate. As a parent, it may feel like you are jumping through mental and emotional hoops, doing your best to build up your child while still maintaining discipline. However, adolescents who struggle with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) may need more help than most parents may realize. Body Dysmorphic Disorder Strikes At A Vulnerable Age Body dysmorphic disorder is a mental disorder that leads individuals to constantly think about their perceived appearance flaws. These flaws may...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Eating Disorders Parenting Perfectionism Adolescence Body dysmorphia Body Image Teenagers Source Type: blogs
Conclusion: Some patients with psychiatric syndromes and increased ANA titers may suffer from psychiatric variants of SLE, even if the American College of Rheumatology criteria for SLE are not met. Whether the psychiatric symptoms in our patient represent a prodromal stage with the later manifestation of full-blown SLE or a subtype of SLE with isolated CNS involvement remains unclear. Regardless, early diagnosis and initiation of immunosuppressive treatment are essential steps in preventing further disease progression and organ damage. Intrathecal ANAs with extractable nuclear antigen differentiation may be a more sensitiv...
Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Condition:   Acne Vulgaris Intervention:   Other: Online survey Sponsor:   Northwestern University Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
CONCLUSIONS: In a vulnerable age group, our results demonstrate an improvement for neurocognitive functions in isotretinoin patients. The conflicting results suggest distinct mechanisms to be responsible for the effects on affective and cognitive functions. PMID: 30985218 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: subcision via carboxytherapy accelerate the improvement of atrophic acne scars when combined with fractional carbon dioxide laser resurfacing. PMID: 30889369 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research
Authors: Sereflican B, Tuman TC, Tuman BA, Parlak AH Abstract Introduction: Acne has long been associated with many psychiatric comorbidities. Aim: To determine anxiety and depression levels, social phobia frequency, social anxiety level, subjective stress perception, anxiety sensitivity, disability, and the frequency of type D personality in patients with acne. Material and methods: In total, 61 patients with acne aged> 16 years and 61 age, gender, and educationally matched healthy volunteers were included in the study. The patients and healthy controls were evaluated using the Diagnostic and Statistica...
Source: Advances in Dermatology and Allergology - Category: Dermatology Tags: Postepy Dermatol Alergol Source Type: research
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