Psoriasis Patient Story – Deidre

Medically reviewed in April 2022

Deidre Cochran struggled with psoriasis from an early age—and both her daughters have the condition as well. Watch this family share their story about overcoming stigma, finding the treatment and ultimately taking control.

Featured Content


5 Psoriasis Treatments—and How to Choose the Right One for You

With so many psoriasis treatments available, you’re bound to find the ones that work for you.

8 Ways to Build the Support System You Need When You Have Psoriasis

Living with a chronic condition is tough, so create the safety net you need to thrive.

7 Psoriasis Triggers to Avoid—and What to Do Instead

Even better than treating psoriasis is preventing a flare-up in the first place. Here’s how.

Psoriasis and Exercise

For patients with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, certain exercises may help alleviate some symptoms.

Psoriasis Is a Skin Disease—and 6 Other Myths to Forget

No, it’s not contagious and it’s not caused by bad personal hygiene.