Show 151 - Psychodermatology and Anxiety

Some of us have symptoms that are very visual. We wear our pain for the world to see. Is it possible that some skin conditions have an anxiety connection?

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Resources Mentioned: 

Anxiety and Depression Association of America  has a Twitter account. Once a month they have a Twitter Chat. It is another way to obtain info about anxiety conditions.

Third Ear Sound Meditation App for Apple devises. To get a sample of sound bathing you can listen and view a sample on the YouTube channel.

The Singing Detective staring in this clip Michael Gambon, Joanna Whalley and Patrick Malahide.

Gizomodo post,  Does Your Skin Affect Your Mental Health? looks at the possibility of biochemical interactions between a product, the skin and the brain. Or that having a certain physical skin condition might bring about a mental one.

American Psychological Association page on the link between skin and psychology.

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) Connection has a post What is Psychodermatology? looking at the types of mind body connections when it comes to skin.

Psychodermatology: Four Myths That Can Keep Your Skin From Getting Better

7 Cups, an emotional support network that also has links to counselors or therapists for a fee.


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