We must not overlook the fact that one of the causes of atopic dermatitis is low immunity, irrespective of age. Although many people fail to see the link between one’s emotional state and low immunity levels, the explanation lies in the fact that emotional distress decreases immunity, and high stress and anxiety levels are linked to a significant decrease in the skin’s ability to heal.
This is why it is important for patients to allow enough time to relax and rest – holidays in areas with a warm, dry climate can often be beneficial.
The patient’s emotional balance is very important in managing the disease. In most cases, it is necessary to seek treatment in order to decrease and manage anxiety or depression.
Although depression is a serious disorder, it can be effectively treated, especially when it is diagnosed by experts as soon as possible after its onset.
The various symptom manifestations in children suffering from depression, and the differences from those in adults, often hide children’s suffering. The clinical manifestation of depression in children varies according to age, and the cognitive and emotional development of the child. As a consequence, there is no particular age when depression occurs, as it can affect both children and adults at any time.