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March 1950

The Skin Problem Facing Young Men and Women

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1950;61(3):538. doi:10.1001/archderm.1950.01530100182040

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This is a compend written for the youngsters who have acne vulgaris and for their parents. The author discusses the many misconceptions about the cause of acne, the emotional problems that acne causes in the adolescent, the problems of the dermatologist and what he can do for these patients, things the patient should not use, and how the parents should approach their child's problem. It is recommended that the book be read by patients with acne and their parents; it does not contain prescriptions or suggestions for local applications, although it does suggest to the patient how to help improve the skin by proper care and manner of living.

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