Mental Health & Psoriasis

Make the mind-body connection with info to help you thrive while living with psoriasis.

A Psychiatrist Explains How Pain and Depression Are Connected
A Psychiatrist Explains How Pain and Depression Are Connected
How to Feel Good When Things Are Good
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6 Steps to Care for Your Mental Health After a New Diagnosis
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How to Be Less Anxious About a Doctor's Appointment
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5 Ways to Be Kinder to Yourself
5 Ways to Be Kinder to Yourself 7 minutes
How to Reflect on the Past Year Without Getting Stuck
How to Reflect on the Past Year Without Getting Stuck
Survive the Holiday Whirlwind with Our Holiday Bingo Challenge
Survive the Holiday Whirlwind with Our Holiday Bingo Challenge
A Psychiatrist Explains How Pain and Depression Are Connected
A Psychiatrist Explains How Pain and Depression Are Connected
How to Feel Good When Things Are Good
How to Feel Good When Things Are Good
6 Steps to Care for Your Mental Health After a New Diagnosis
6 Steps to Care for Your Mental Health After a New Diagnosis
How to Be Less Anxious About a Doctor's Appointment
How to Be Less Anxious About a Doctor's Appointment
5 Ways to Be Kinder to Yourself
5 Ways to Be Kinder to Yourself 7 minutes
How to Reflect on the Past Year Without Getting Stuck
How to Reflect on the Past Year Without Getting Stuck
Survive the Holiday Whirlwind with Our Holiday Bingo Challenge
Survive the Holiday Whirlwind with Our Holiday Bingo Challenge

Psoriasis Stories

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Know that you’re not alone. Read others’ experiences living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.

How One Artist Is Bringing Hope to Others with Psoriasis
How One Artist Is Bringing Hope to Others with Psoriasis
How My Psoriasis Diagnosis Helped Me Release Years of Shame
How My Psoriasis Diagnosis Helped Me Release Years of Shame
A Psoriatic Arthritis Patient Shares Her Battle with Fatigue
A Psoriatic Arthritis Patient Shares Her Battle with Fatigue

Mindfulness

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Quiet your mind and ease stress with this mindfulness advice, curated specifically for people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.

Are You Making the Right Resolutions?
Are You Making the Right Resolutions?
How to Reflect on the Past Year Without Getting Stuck
How to Reflect on the Past Year Without Getting Stuck
How Mindful Meditation May Help Chronic Pain
How Mindful Meditation May Help Chronic Pain

Work Life

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Find career tips to help you manage work demands, difficult coworkers, and other stressors while also caring for yourself and your psoriasis.

8 Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp
8 Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp
5 Mindfulness Exercises You Can Do at Work to Manage Stress
5 Mindfulness Exercises You Can Do at Work to Manage Stress
6 Tips for Dressing Professionally with Psoriasis in Fall
6 Tips for Dressing Professionally with Psoriasis in Fall

Overcoming Negativity

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It’s easy to get wrapped up in negative thoughts, such as jealousy of others who don’t have psoriasis. But there are ways to get out of those cycles of negativity and find more joy and gratitude.

11 Things to Do to Lift Your Mood
11 Things to Do to Lift Your Mood 11 minutes
How to Care for Your Mental Health While Living with Psoriasis
How to Care for Your Mental Health While Living with Psoriasis
Making the Best of a Psoriasis Diagnosis
Making the Best of a Psoriasis Diagnosis

Depression

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You’re not alone. People with psoriasis are at increased risk for depression. Get more information on what to do if you’re dealing with depression.

A Psychiatrist Explains How Pain and Depression Are Connected
A Psychiatrist Explains How Pain and Depression Are Connected
The Link Between Chronic Pain and Depression: What to Know
The Link Between Chronic Pain and Depression: What to Know
Should You Be Seeing a Psychodermatologist for Your Psoriasis?
Should You Be Seeing a Psychodermatologist for Your Psoriasis?

Anxiety

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Anxiety disorders are common in people with psoriasis. This info will help you manage your anxiety or social anxiety to feel freer and happier in your work, relationships, and pastimes.

11 Ways to Curb Holiday Stress When You Have a Chronic Condition
11 Ways to Curb Holiday Stress When You Have a Chronic Condition
How to Decrease Anxiety When You Have Chronic Pain
How to Decrease Anxiety When You Have Chronic Pain
Easy Ways to Relax When Chronic Health Issues Are Making You Anxious
Easy Ways to Relax When Chronic Health Issues Are Making You Anxious

Stress

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Not only can stress make psoriasis flare up, but having psoriasis can be stressful. Find tips to manage stress, make each day more enjoyable and reduce symptoms.

7 Tips for Living Better with Psoriatic Arthritis
7 Tips for Living Better with Psoriatic Arthritis
11 Ways to Curb Holiday Stress When You Have a Chronic Condition
11 Ways to Curb Holiday Stress When You Have a Chronic Condition
Inflammatory Bowel Disease: 8 Ways to Manage IBD Symptoms
Inflammatory Bowel Disease: 8 Ways to Manage IBD Symptoms