Practical Parenting, Video / 12 Dec 2021

Anxiety and Self Esteem

Research suggests that children with eczema, particularly atopic dermatitis are more likely to experience bullying in school and social isolation because of activity restrictions due to the disease.

While findings on mental health outcomes are mixed there is research to suggest they may also be at some risk of mood disorders like anxiety. Fortunately psychology research gives us plenty of points for how we can reduce these risks and help our children thrive, even while facing the challenges of eczema.

Watch more Practical Parenting for Eczema Families.