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ABSTRACTAcne has been shown to have major negative psychosocial consequences on self-esteem. Acne is afrequent problem for teens who come to see their family doctor. Acne, its effect on self-esteem, andappropriate care and referral are all things that family nurse practitioners can help with. Acne is atreatable skin disorder that both the adolescent and the health care provider must be mindful of. Inaddition to basic psychosomatic therapies, acne may be treated by public awareness programs thatencourage mental health services. Acne's impact on psychological parameters and its consequences foracne care are not well known. Since it has an effect on attractiveness, it is likely to cause depression inthe lives of teenagers who are concerned with their looks. As a result, it's critical for health careprofessionals to consider and measure the impact of acne on self-esteem, as well as to begin therapythat may minimize irreversible scarring—both inside and out.LIMITATATIONS

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Term
Spring
Professor
FTS
Tags
Health care provider, skin disorder

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