Is hyperhidrosis tied to psychiatric health?

Vogt, C.
The Dermatologist. 2019.

Screening patients who have been diagnosed with hyperhidrosis for psychiatric disorders such as ADD, depression, and anxiety has surfaced as an important step in the treatment process. “The study findings also demonstrated a correlation between mental health conditions and the number of body locations affected, but not for hyperhidrosis severity or body location.” Although discovering these connections between psychiatric disorders and hyperhidrosis has been beneficial in treating patients, additional research will be fundamental in clarifying the association between the conditions.

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