. . . the other brother . . . has to change his shirt four times a day, they say. Skin breeds lice or vermin.1
Psychocutaneous medicine deals with a group of troublesome diseases, but it is also an inclusive approach that sees each patient in a biopsychosocialmatrix. Despite the acknowledged importance of this subject, there is no organized approach to teaching it. Lectures and textbooks are helpful, but physicianslearn best by clinical experience. A liaison clinic established in each training program, in which the psychologist or psychiatrist is fully integrated intothe dermatology department, would be an important step forward.