Psychotherapy Role in Treatment of Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria in a 32 Years Old Female Patient

  • Petar Vojvodic Clinic for Psychiatric Disorders “Dr. Laza Lazarevic”, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Tatjana Vlaskovic-Jovicevic Clinic for Psychiatric Disorders “Dr. Laza Lazarevic”, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Jovana Vojvodic Clinic for Psychiatric Disorders “Dr. Laza Lazarevic”, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Aleksandra Vojvodic Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Military Medical Academy, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Goran Sijan Clinic for Plastic Surgery and Burns, Military Medical Academy, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Sanja Dimitrijevic Department of Gynecology, Military Medical Academy, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Zorica Peric-Hajzler Military Medical Academy, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Dusica Matovic Military Medical Academy, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Uwe Wollina Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Städtisches Klinikum Dresden, Dresden, Germany
  • Michael Tirant G. Marconi University, Rome, Italy
  • Van Thuong Nguyen Vietnam National Hospital of Dermatology and Venereology, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Massimo Fioranelli Department of Nuclear Physics, sub-nuclear and radiation, G. Marconi University, Rome, Italy
  • Torello Lotti University of Rome G. Marconi, Rome, Italia
Keywords: Psychotherapy, urticaria, skin diseases, GAD, SSRI

Abstract

As indicated by the latest scientific evidence, the lines between different fields of medicine gradually blur and overlap more and more. Psychiatry and dermatology have seen this trend in the last decade as an ever-increasing number of studies suggest the strong connection of many dermatological syndromes and diseases with psychiatric conditions and vice versa. It seems that the relationship is more intertwined than previously believed and the effects of different multidisciplinary approaches to diagnostic and treatment are being considered.

The aim of this case report is to highlight the effect of psychotherapy on chronic spontaneous urticaria which is tightly related to the maladaptive stress response.

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Author Biography

Torello Lotti, University of Rome G. Marconi, Rome, Italia

Prof. Lotti is Full Professor of the Dermatology and Venereology at University of Studies Guglielmo Marconi, Rome, Italy. He is Honorary Professor of Dermatology - China Medical University Shenyang (2011), Lecturer at the New York Academy of Sciences "Howard Fox Memorial Lecture" (14 March 2012 - New York, NY – USA), and Chair, Executive Scientific Committee Vitiligo Research Foundation, New York , NY , USA. He is President of the World Health Academy, Dermatology since 2013. He has been Full Professor of the Dermatology and Venereology Division at University of Florence School of Medicine, Florence, Italy, from 2006 to 2010. He is Visiting Professor in six International Universities worldwide, and Key Note Lecturer in several international dermatology Societies. His activities in serving Dermatology have been numerous: President of the Italian Society of Dermatology and Venereology (SIDeMaST , 2009-2010) and President of the International Society of Dermatology ( ISD, 2009-2010), President of the European Society for Cosmetic and Aesthetic Dermatology (2003-2004), Editor in Chief of the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (1992-2002) , Editor "Therapeutic Hotline"- Dermatologic Therapy (2007-)and served as Editor in Chief of the Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia in the period of presidency of the Societa' Italiana di Dermatologia (2009-2010). He has been President of numerous international congresses and is currently Editor in Chief of the Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia ( 2010-2020 ). He is Ordinary Member of the main Scientific Societies worldwide (EADV, SIDEV , ESDR , ISD, AAD, SID) and Honorary Member of several Scientific Societies of the Dermatology field. Moreover, he is a Scientific reviewer of ten sectorial journals, among which are the British Journal of Dermatology, Journal of Investigative Dermatology, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology , Dermatologic Therapy. He has authored 1054 scientific publications (393 peer reviewed articles, 288 books chapters e 365 abstracts). For more information, see www.torellolotti.it

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Published
2019-08-30
How to Cite
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Vojvodic P, Vlaskovic-Jovicevic T, Vojvodic J, Vojvodic A, Sijan G, Dimitrijevic S, Peric-Hajzler Z, Matovic D, Wollina U, Tirant M, Nguyen VT, Fioranelli M, Lotti T. Psychotherapy Role in Treatment of Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria in a 32 Years Old Female Patient. Open Access Maced J Med Sci [Internet]. 2019Aug.30 [cited 2020Oct.20];7(18):3118-20. Available from: https://www.id-press.eu/mjms/article/view/oamjms.2019.773

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