Name: Alopecia (hair loss) due to psychological stress

Description: Psychodermatology

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The author of this casebook has identified the following medical topics as being highly relevant to this casebook.

  • hair follicle disorder -- condition in which there is a deviation from or interruption of the normal structure or function of the hair follicle, which is a tube-like invagination of the epidermis from which the hair shaft develops.
  • Hair Diseases -- Diseases affecting the orderly growth and persistence of hair.
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Web Page Notes Concepts
 Diffuse hair loss: Its triggers and management ýýý Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine (Hair Diseases)
 Journal of Investigative Dermatology - Abstract of article: Burden of Hair Loss: Stress and the Underestimated Psychosocial Impact of Telogen Effluvium and Androgenetic Alopecia (Hair Diseases)
 [Diffuse hair loss in women] [Ther Umsch. 2002] - PubMed Result (Hair Diseases)
 Can stress make you lose your hair? [J Pract Nurs. 2001] - PubMed Result (Hair Diseases)
 Psychodermatology: A Guide to Understanding Common Psychocutaneous Disorders Psychodermatology (Hair Diseases)
 Alopecia areata, stress and psychiatric disorders:...[J Dermatol. 1999] - PubMed Result (Hair Diseases)

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