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      Books on Eczema
    Understanding Childhood Eczema
      As many parents know, eczema amongst children can be a difficult, painful and frustrating condition to cope with for the parent and the child. It frequently causes irritable behaviour in the child and sleep disruption. This can result in parenting difficulties, and may even place the child at increased risk of behavioural and emotional problems. In addition to covering the medical aspects of the condition, Understanding Childhood Eczema focuses on the psychological consequences and how they can be managed, as well as psychological factors in treatment. Revealing the advantages and drawbacks of conventional therapies, this easy-to-follow guide explains all aspects of childhood eczema in an accessible manner to help you and your child cope with this distressing condition. Penny Titman is an experienced clinical child psychologist who has extensive experience in working with children and families with chronic health problems. She has completed a PhD on the psychological impact of skin conditions on children and their families which included a study of childhood eczema on the family.
    The Eczema Solution
      Based on a programme developed by a leading team of dermatologists and psychologists at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, The Eczema Solution is the essential book for eczema sufferers. Each chapter represents an 'appointment' and takes you through the stages of first learning about eczema, then controlling it and finally banishing it for good. The key to the programme is to stop scratching. Research at the Chelsea and Westminster has shown that no amount of emollient or steroids will work if scratching continues. This is much easier said than done which is why The Eczema Solution provides foolproof techniques to break, and then replace, the scratching habit. The Eczema Solution offers a unique approach to tackling eczema including:· Awareness of when and how you scratch · Using treatments effectively and for as little time as possible· Boosting your emotional well being by being in control of your eczema. With a troubleshooting and question and answer section to deal with common problems, The Eczema Solution is your route to a life without eczema.
    Understanding Skin Problems

    As suffers will know, any dermatological condition can have a devastating effect leading to feelings of isolation and depression. Filling the gap between medical advice and lay knowledge, Understanding Skin Problems provides crucial information to help you understand the various aspects of your condition - psychological and social as well as medical - so that you can improve the quality of your life and learn to cope better with the problem. Written in easy-to-understand language, it offers a positive, hopeful outlook and includes lists of organizations for further help. * Broad coverage relevant to a wide range of skin conditions * Written in a very accessible style * Lists of further help, organisations etc included Linda Papadopoulos is a Reader in Psychology and a chartered counselling and health psychologist. She currently works as a course director at London Guildhall University. She has published extensively in the fields of medical and counselling psychology and has been invited to present her research at various international conferences. She has also appeared on a variety of television programmes such as 'Big Brother' as their expert psychologist. Carl Walker is a Research Psychologist at London Guildhall University where he is currently finishing a PhD in psycho dermatology. He comes from a biological background, having graduated in biology from Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, University of London.

      Eczema and Your Child: A Parent's Guide
      Eczema is an itching skin condition which can be difficult for anyone - especially a child - to have to deal with. This handbook guides the reader through the maze of old wives' tales, unscientific advice and outdated treatments. It helps them to find ways of coping with their child's eczema that fit in with their everyday interests and activity. Using straightforward language, it explains how to ensure that a child with eczema leads a happy, healthy and normal life. The book answers 174 real questions asked by the families of young children with eczema. It gives you positive, medically accurate information you can rely on, including hints and tips from the expert authors on practical ways you can help you child -- and how your child can help too. It tells you about complementary therapies, their benefits and limitations, and the role they can play in treating eczema. It also gives practical guidance on bringing up a child with eczema, covering areas such as school, leisure activities, relationships, and how to handle other people's negative attitudes.
      Eczema in Childhood: The Facts
      The lives of thousands of children and their families are affected by eczema, a skin disorder which can vary from a small, mildly irritating patch of skin to a much more widespread, unsightly rash. While conventional treatments have given relief to many children, others continue to suffer the physical and emotional pain associated with severe eczema. Dr Atherton is an expert in children's skin disorders, based at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London. He is also involved in scientific research into the causes and treatment of eczema. In this book for parents and affected children he explains clearly the very latest in what we know about the causes of eczema and what can be done to treat it, including complementary therapies. He also gives practical advice on where to go for help and support. This book is intended for parents and children affected by eczema; GPs.
      The Natural Way with Eczema
      Focusing on eczema, this is one of an alternative-medicine series in which each book sets out what the problem is, how and why it occurs, what can be done about it, what a doctor is likely to say about it, what an alternative therapist is likely to say and where to find one that can be trusted.
      Eczema and Psoriasis (Nutritional Health Series)
      A practical guide to the nutritional value of food and supplements and how they can help to combat eczema and psoriasis. This guide can better serve you with its scientific research on new and healthier diets..