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THURSDAY, Oct. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) Regardless of severity, patients with the often disfiguring skin condition psoriasis face an elevated risk for depression, new research suggests. This Skin Condition Increases Risk for Depression | HealthyWomen. Moreover, U.S. psoriasis patients are 17% more likely to have depression that people without the diagnosis are — which is double the rate of depression for people who don’t have the skin disease.

Inflammation Is a Common Link. Interestingly, each condition increases the risk for the other. People with psoriasis have a higher risk of developing a mental illness, while stress, anxiety, and depression can trigger psoriasis. Inflammation may very well be the cause of both. The greatest risk factor in skin breakdown is immobility.

Assess patient’s nutritional status, including weight, weight loss, and serum albumin levels. An albumin level less than 2.5 g/dL is a grave sign, indicating severe protein depletion and at high-risk of skin breakdown. Assess for fecal/urinary incontinence.

Psoriasis may have effects that are more than skin deep. New research suggests that people with psoriasis have a greater risk of depression, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts. He adds that doctors need to recognize that patients with severe acne may have an increased risk for depression and suicidal behaviors. The. Skin Allergy Medications Mental health experts have homed in on several factors that seem to increase the risk. and likewise depression can influence the course of the disease.

Depression. Substance abuse. In many cases, substance abuse and depression go hand-in-hand. Drugs and alcohol may lead to chemical changes in the brain that raise the risk for depression. Skin Conditions Sleep and mental health conditions such as depression the American College of Cardiology issued a bulletin to warn patients about the potential increased risk of.

Risk Factors. Genetics: A history of depression in your family may make it more likely for you to get it. It’s thought that the condition can be passed down.

The exact way this happens, though.

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An obesity induced proinflammatory state may exacerbate psoriasis symptoms, and psoriasis itself may contribute to weight gain, partially because of social isolation, unhealthy dietary habits, and reduced physical activity.

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Springer International Publishing, 2018

Psoriasis has been associated with comorbidities that include metabolic syndrome and increased cardiovascular risk.

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by Brian J. Hall, John C. Hall
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Metabolic and cardiovascular disorders also occur with increased frequency in patients with psoriasis.

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Although dermatologic treatment is sometimes needed to treat the skin damage or infections that the picking can cause, it usually doesn’t decrease BDD symptoms (the skinrelated preoccupations and associated picking).

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Assessment and Prevention Fragile skin in older adults can be associated with the intrinsic and extrinsic factors in aging-related changes in older adults (see Box 21.1).

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Werner Y, Lindberg M: Transepidermal water loss in dry and clinically normal skin in patients with atopic dermatitis.

“Skin Barrier Function” by T. Agner
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Co-morbidity: Many clients present with comorbidities that affect skin status.

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However, it is also known that psychological illnesses such as depression, anxiety and stress can trigger or exacerbate a skin disorder.

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from Nursing Practice: Knowledge and Care
by Ian Peate, Karen Wild, Muralitharan Nair
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When an individual suffering from such a condition feels stigmatized because of the way the skin looks, the stress may become more severe, causing a heartrending cycle of increased anxiety and withdrawal.

“Skin: A Natural History” by Nina G. Jablonski
from Skin: A Natural History
by Nina G. Jablonski
University of California Press, 2013

• Changes in the skin with age, comorbid illnesses, nutritional status, low body mass, shear, and friction also increase PI risk.

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  • Vaping helps my anxiety and depression. BIG TIME!
    Cigarette smoking is awful for you. Vaping is so much safer…Do some actual research.

  • Men’s depression goes widely untreated because of several factors: 90% of therapists/analysts are women and men WON’T talk to female clinicians, the clinicians seldom take insurance, only cash, then WE get to file the paperwork and HOPE for a reimbursement, and pride. A man’s pride is a fragile thing too often wounded by the women in their lives. If more male clinicians joined the field, we might have a fighting chance. Until then, women get everything.

  • E cigs and vaping. vaping is vapor with nicotine and flavor (e-juice). E cigs may be different from vaping due to its content being tobacco

  • Nicotine stabilizes mood and also eases depression and anxiety in addicted people. If you have mood that’s sporadic and is up and down, nicotine can actually stabilize and help your brain regulate your mood.

  • The vaporized liquid has maybe 5 ingredients that are also found in food. A cigarette has over a hundred. This video is wrong. Just plain wrong. You should not be telling people that there are MORE chemicals in an e cig than are in a cigarette!!!! This video is irresponsible and WRONG!

  • i have anxiety and depression Ii vaped never had anxiety problems i vaped a week ago and had crazy anxiety i went back to cigs anxiety went away wierd

  • “more than you were inhaling when smoking cigarettes” is this real? There’s far less chemicals in ejuice than manufactured cigarettes.

  • Vape has no hydrogen cyanide, formaldehyde or cancer-causing tar. It’s better to avoid menthol afaik.
    Read a study (pubmed) done on rats and the findings were that vape no flavor no nicotine were the least bad, followed by no flavor but with nicotine and lastly both flavor and nicotine being the worst. The result were that it increased inflammation markers, that’s it.
    As for depression (it’s hard to interview rats), that would be the nicotine ie cigarettes do the same.
    Try being around mental patients in a hospital, most depressed or manic/depressed and in my experience there are more smokers than non-smokers or at the minimum several times the average percentage of smokers.
    It’s true about the dopamine thing, again, that’s just the nicotine. According to some experts not in the pocket of whomever, it’s 95% less bad than cigarettes, so it’s a good alternative, though shouldn’t be used indefinitely, of course. One can start using unflavored nicotine vape, which is cheaper and isn’t too bad.
    Teenagers should definitely be kept away from it as their lungs aren’t fully formed yet and also the brain doesn’t fully mature till around age 25.

  • You might not answer me because I’m right… but antidepressants actually cause depression. Theres no factual 100% evidence that depression is a chemical imbalance in the brain. Antidepressants are essentially a neurotoxin. Theres a reason people become sick when starting and ending the medication and thats the bodies simple way of saying this doesn’t belong in here and isn’t beneficial. I was chemically castrated by Cymbalta after taking 30 mg for 9 days. My body and emotions are numb and no doctors will believe me and i will pay anyone in the world $50,000 to tell me how to reverse these problems and I’m serious.

  • Ive seen it can cause people to have mood swings, rage, and anxiety too! I mean THC vaping. Any nicotine use oe addiction and chemicals put in body will effect you. I was addicted to cigarettes for many years myself. Many people use cigarettes instead of emotional regulation. The toxin itself causes you to have rushing thoughts and in an unatural and erratic pattern.

  • I am so glad I stopped smoking 35 years ago. Tobacco is bad, there is no dispute. Why people smoke with all of the proof that it is poison, I don’t get. Another great video.

  • I am so confused about the “vaping” issue… This video actually is depressing. I have a non severe bronquial allergic asthma since childhood, so of course I shouldn’t smoke. I don’t drink alcohol, don’t eat sugar, don’t eat cookies, chocolates, I don’t drink carbonated drinks (sodas), I don’t eat meat, fritures, spicy foods, I don’t self injure, I control my anger, I control my panic crisis as much as I can without clinazepam (only use it as SOS), I don’t binge eat, I don’t starve, I dislike shopaholics, I feel repulsed by unprotected casual sex, I barely go out… and I’m OK with all of that BUT I do smoke cigarettes when I feel stressed or Sometimes when I feel like. Never inside the house. I can smoke 5 in s day or 0 in 6 months. But I like the freedom of being able to enjoy my relaxing cigarette.
    Since I have asthma, I wanted to ask my bronchopulmonar about vaping without nicotine (and without alquitran, the worst ingredient of cigarettes), so I could switch to a healthier option, but here there is no regulation and doctors are not well informed.
    This video is didcouraging.
    I guess until new studies, I’ll stick to those flavoured Pall Malls (no money for better cigarettes, and hey, I rather smoke than cut or bone breaking…

  • I agree Dr. Hottie vaping is dumb. I don’t know how people can argue that it’s healthier or non carcenogenic we don’t have enough info to know that yet and youre still inhaling chemicals so how could it not have a negative impact on your health.

  • WHAT A CROCK! Who paid you off? BT must have paid JH for this rubbish. I’ve been Vaping for 10 years. I’m no more depressed than I was smoking…lmao! What a stupid video and study. Can you all not see that BT is threatened by the Vaping Industry? Why else would they be demonizing this life saving technology? There is no money in a healthy community. Think for yourself people, they want to keep you sick so they can line their pockets! This video is not serving public health, it only serves BT and Big Pharma!

  • I don’t see how that is different from smoking cigarettes and depression. I think the big companies of tabacco has gotten that deep into our society and it’s running things just for $$$$$$. And what chemicals is in cigs? 3000 toxins!

  • Do you know anything about Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures or pseudoseizures? if so can you make a video on it? I’ve been struggling with them for years but no one has really explained them to me.

  • I vape and I also have bipolar and PTSD. If I quit vaping, would it help my depression? I don’t know, but it certainly makes sense that there is a correlation between nicotine and depression.

    Dr. Marks: sorry for the negative comments you’re getting from butthurt vapers. I, for one, appreciate you.

  • Google the tobacco master settlement agreement. ��billions paid to states!
    you’ll understand why cigarettes CAN NOT be banned. 2019 was historic loss of revenues to every state. E-cigs caused the loss in cig sales and was on course to annihilate cigarettes! Is that a bad thing??

  • Dear Dr. Tracey:) thank you for all your effort on educating people like me:) If you read this may I ask you one question? Would a person considered to be bipolar just because they show signs of hyomania after abrubtly stopping medication? Thank you for your effort:)

  • Hi doctor am sorry but am having problems i got sick since early december went for many check ups ct scan brain and abdominal/pelvic and other blood test it all came negative but i was diagnosed with gerd but am always sick everyday and i feel pain in my legs when i wake up morning first by touching the floor n headaches that comes and goes s what could it be and i think too much everytime