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Essential Psychiatry for the Aesthetic Practitioner
Essential Psychiatry for the Aesthetic Practitioner

Essential Psychiatry for the Aesthetic Practitioner

Evan A. Rieder, Richard G. Fried
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Essential Psychiatry for the Aesthetic Practitioner

Evan A. Rieder, Richard G. Fried
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Aesthetic practice requires an understanding of human psychology, yet professionals acrosscosmeticmedicineand relatedfieldsreceive no formal training in identifying and managing psychological conditions. Essential Psychiatry for the Aesthetic Practitioner provides concise yet comprehensive guidance on approaching patient assessment, identifying common psychiatric diseases, andmanaging challenging situations in cosmetic practice.This much-needed guide brings together contributions by dermatologists, plastic surgeons, psychiatrists, psychologists, and other experts to help practitionersunderstandtheroleofpsychologyincosmetic practiceand improve interpersonal relations withtheirpatients.

Assuming no previous background knowledge in psychiatry, the text provides cosmetic practitionersof all training?and experience levelswith clear guidance, real-worldadvice, andeffectivepsychologicaltools toassisttheirpractice. Throughcommon clinical scenarios, readers learn to determine if a patient is a good candidate for a cosmetic procedure, enhance the patient experience, deal with difficult personalities in the cosmetic clinic, recognize obsessive compulsive and body dysmorphic disorders, and more.

  • Describes how to usepsychologicallyinformed approachesand treatments foraesthetic patients
  • Featureseasy-to-use psychologicaltools such as motivationalinterviewing, progressivemusclerelaxation, guidedimagery, and acceptanceandcommitmenttherapy
  • Includes extensive references and practical tips for understanding the psychological implications of cosmetic treatments
  • Covers cosmetic consultations for female, male, and transgender patients
  • Discusses thehistory and psychologyofbeautyas well as the role of cosmetics and cosmeceuticals
  • Emphasizes the importance of screening for common psychological?comorbidities
  • Addressesthe impact of social media on self-image and its role in a growing crisis in beauty and appearance
  • Highlights the need to develop new guidelines to treat rapidly evolving patient populations
  • Explores howgender fluidityand variations in ethnicity are changing the approaches toaesthetic patients

Essential Psychiatry for the Aesthetic Practitioner is required reading for dermatologists, plastic surgeons, cosmetic doctors, dentists, nurses, and physician assistantsand all other professionals working in aesthetic medicine.

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Publisher
Wiley
Year
2021
ISBN
9781119680062
Topic
Medicine
Subtopic
Dermatology
Edition
1

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