This article discusses the impact of atopic dermatitis on mental health among pediatric patients and caregivers and the importance of integrated care to help alleviate the burden of this chronic disease.

News

News
Thursday, October 13, 2016
For children with atopic dermatitis (AD), the skin phenotype of new-onset pediatric AD is substantially different from that of an adult and that can offer new treatment options, according to recent research.
News
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Approximately one in five children with eczema, or atopic dermatitis, will be bullied at school due to their skin condition.

Research in Review

Research in Review
Thursday, November 3, 2011
Rewarding adherence may be the key to treatment success in children with atopic dermatitis, a condition that responds very well to topical medications but that remains problematic for dermatologists in terms of medication adherence. Sticker charts may be an effective behavioral tool for increasing medication adherence in this population and improving outcomes.