What is the Emotional Impact of Living with Psoriasis?

Medically reviewed in April 2022

Psoriasis can impact more than the skin, especially when it occurs in a sensitive area of the body. In this video, Gary Botstein, MD, discusses the emotional and social impact of psoriasis, and how treatment can help.

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