Advances in Integrative Dermatology

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Katlein França, Torello Lotti
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 1, 2019 - Medical - 552 pages

An authoritative overview of contemporary approaches to integrative skin health

The popularity of integrative medical treatment of skin disorders has increased significantly in recent years—requiring practicing clinicians to keep pace with continuingdevelopments in dermatological research and methods. Advances in Integrative Dermatology offers a comprehensive survey of this dynamic field, providing up-to-date information on both preventative and therapeutic approaches to skin health. Combining clinical medicine with complimentary treatment plans, integrative dermatology provides an innovative perspective to individual patient care.

This essential text explores new research in areas including the effects of stress and pollution on the skin, the importance of high-quality sleep, complementary methods of averting skin conditions, and more. Recognizing the impact skin disorders have on physiological, psychological, and emotional health, editors Katlein França and Torello Lotti illustrate key components of inclusive skin health strategies, such as therapeutic diets and nutritional supplements, topical botanicals, and other complementary therapies. Filling a significant gap in current literature on integrative dermatology, this valuable resource:

  • Answers the common questions asked by patients in real-world dermatology practices
  • Addresses pervasive misconceptions of integrative dermatological methods and principles with evidence-based review of current practices
  • Examines contemporary research in the diagnosis and treatment of dermatological disorders
  • Presents comprehensive treatment options for a wide range of conditions such as rosacea, melanoma, and psoriasis

Advances in Integrative Dermatology is an indispensable volume for physicians seeking to incorporate holistic techniques into their practices, expand their knowledge of integrative medicine, and provide the best possible care for their patients.

 

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Contents

Modifying the Concepts from the Past
1
A Psychobiological Concept
9
Psychoneurocutaneous Medicine
25
Acne
33
Rosacea
57
Seborrheic Dermatitis
71
Autoimmune Skin Disorders
89
Vitiligo
103
Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
257
Melanoma
271
The Microbiome in Hair Disorders
289
Diet and Skin
321
Supplements and Skin
345
Sleep and Skin
361
Skin and Pollution
379
Cosmeceuticals
393

The Combined Approach to Atopic Dermatitis
119
Psoriasis
131
Urticaria
145
Lichen Planus and Lichenoid Disorders
163
An Integrative Approach
187
Infections of the Skin
231
Cosmetic and Noncosmetic Dermatological Uses
413
Ayurvedic Dermatology
457
Moxibustion in Dermatology
477
Meditation Hypnosis and Psychotherapy for Skin Disorders
503
Index
521
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KATLEIN FRANÇA, MD, PHD, is Assistant Professor at the Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and faculty at the Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA. She is also the President of the World Health Academy of Integrative Dermatology and author or editor of several dermatology textbooks, including Stress and Skin Disorders and Trichotillomania: Clinical Characteristics, Psychological Interventions and Emotional Effects.

TORELLO LOTTI, MD, is Full Professor of Dermatology and Venereology at Centro Studi per la Ricerca Multidisciplinare e Rigenerativa, Università degli Studi Guglielmo Marconi, Rome, Italy, and is President of the World Health Academy of Dermatology. His works include the European Handbook of Dermatological Treatments and Oral Diseases.

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