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Publication Name World Journal of Dermatology
Manuscript ID 14345
Country/Territory United Kingdom
2014-09-29 08:22
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2014-10-28 14:35
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2015-01-25 00:00
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2015-03-24 17:04
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2015-04-07 16:28
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2015-04-07 16:28
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2015-04-28 10:28
ISSN 2218-6190 (online)
Open Access This article is an open-access article which was selected by an in-house editor and fully peer-reviewed by external reviewers. It is distributed in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC BY-NC 4.0) license, which permits others to distribute, remix, adapt, build upon this work non-commercially, and license their derivative works on different terms, provided the original work is properly cited and the use is non-commercial. See: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
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Category Dermatology
Manuscript Type Case Report
Article Title Identifying and managing naevus dysmorphia in clinical practice
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Andrew G Affleck, Emma Wray and Zoë Chouliara
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Corresponding Author Dr. Andrew G Affleck, Consultant Dermatologist, Dermatology Department, Ninewells Hospital, Level 8, Dundee DD1 9SY, United Kingdom. andrew.affleck@nhs.net
Key Words Naevus dysmorphia; Body dysmorphic disorder; Body image dissatisfaction; Psychological distress
Core Tip Naevus dysmorphia is a form of body image dissatisfaction. A preoccupation with a simple melanocytic naevus that causes significant distress to the individual and impacts on their wellbeing are central features. Symptoms are often consistent with body dysmorphic disorder but the impact can be less severe. Patients tend to present to dermatology or cosmetic surgery requesting removal of a mole. An extended history is needed to fully assess the perceived “problem”. Excision alone will not necessarily address the underlying psychological issues. Liaison with clinical/health psychology and/or psychiatry can be desirable in individual cases.
Publish Date 2015-04-28 10:28
Citation Affleck AG, Wray E, Chouliara Z. Identifying and managing naevus dysmorphia in clinical practice. World J Dermatol 2015; 4(2): 114-119
URL http://www.wjgnet.com/2218-6190/full/v4/i2/114.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.5314/wjd.v4.i2.114
Full Article (PDF) WJD-4-114.pdf
Full Article (Word) WJD-4-114.doc
Manuscript File 14345-Review.doc
Answering Reviewers 14345-Answering reviewers.pdf
Conflict-of-Interest Disclosure Form 14345-Conflict-of-interest statement.pdf
Copyright License Agreement 14345-Copyright assignment.pdf
Institutional Review Board Approval Form or Document 14345-Institutional review board statement.pdf
Peer-review Report 14345-Peer-review(s).pdf
Scientific Misconduct Check 14345-Scientific misconduct check.pdf
Scientific Editor Work List 14345-Scientific editor work list.pdf