« Researchers say that going down the non-drug route to deal with psychological stress and also protect the skin could be the answer having found that heightened stress levels are associated with many skin complaints; although not pimples on the face.
A research team at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) and Temple University made the observation having carried out a questionnaire-based study, published in the international, peer-reviewed journal Acta Dermato-Venereologica.
The aim was to assess the relationship between perceived psychological stress and the prevalence of various skin symptoms in a large, randomly selected sample of undergraduate students. (…) »
Psychological Stress and Skin Symptoms in College Students: Results of a Cross-sectional Webbased Questionnaire Study
Christina Schut, Nicholas K. Mollanazar, Mansha Sethi, Leigh A. Nattkemper, Rodrigo Valdes-Rodriguez, MacKenzie M. Lovell, Gina L. Calzaferri and Gil Yosipovitch
(Department of Dermatology and Itch Center, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA; Institute of Medical Psychology, Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen, Germany; Office of Institutional Research & Assessment at Temple University, Philadelphia, USA).
Acta Derm Venereol 2015; doi: 10.2340/00015555-2291
Accepted Nov 16, 2015; Epub ahead of print Nov 18, 2015
Article d’Andrew Mc Dougall, Cosmetics Design- Europe