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Introduction to Psychosocial Management in Dermatology

Introduction to Psychosocial Management in Dermatology

Introduction to Psychosocial Management in Dermatology

Andrew Thompson and Kerry Montgomery
Andrew Thompson and Kerry Montgomery
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 14 Jun 2018
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Last updated: 15 Jun 2018

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Description

This session provides an introduction to psychodermatology. It provides background information on the types of psychosocial issues and forms of distress most commonly experienced by dermatology patients and seen in dermatology practice. It provides an overview of common forms of mental distress and how to assess for the presence of these.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Recognise the categories of distress
• Recognise the psychological impact of skin conditions on patients
• Explain the importance of assessing the psychological impact of skin conditions on patients
• Identify appropriate referral pathways
Andrew Thompson and Kerry Montgomery

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Andrew Thompson and Kerry Montgomery
on behalf of Health Education England

Andrew Thompson -

Andrew is a Reader in Clinical Psychology at The University of Sheffield, UK. He is also a visiting Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Hull, UK. He is registered as a Clinical Psychologist and as a Health Psychologist.

His research interests focus upon adjustment to conditions that affect appearance - with a particular interest on the psychology of the skin. He is an author on a recent handbook on the psychological management of disfigurement (published by Wiley). He is an advisor to The All Party UK Parliamentary Group on Skin and an Associate Editor of the British Journal of Dermatology.


Kerry Montgomery -

Kerry is a PhD student at the University of Sheffield. Her current research focuses on the application of mindfulness based cognitive therapy interventions to reduce distress in people living with visible skin conditions.

Kerry works with national charities including Alopecia UK, The Katie Piper Foundation and Changing faces and her interests lie in developing interventions to support people with distress associated with living with visible conditions. Kerry is a Psychological wellbeing practitioner with the Improving access to psychological therapies service which involves delivering CBT based guided self help to people experiencing anxiety and depression.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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