Acne in adolescents and young adults can significantly affect mood, personality, and self-esteem. The effect acne has on mental health suggests dermatologists should consider incorporating psychological assessments into the treatment of these patients, according to a review study published in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology.

Researchers from the United States, Romania, and Egypt conducted a review of research studies published from 2001 to 2020. Articles included in the review reported on acne and related psychological components.

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