Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology

As the official publication of the American Academy of Dermatology, the Journal is dedicated to the clinical and continuing education needs of the entire dermatologic community and is internationally known as the leading journal in the field. Original, peer-reviewed articles cover clinical and investigative studies, treatments, new diagnostic techniques, and other topics relating to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the skin. Included are CME articles based on the Core Curriculum of the American Academy of Dermatology. The Journal is ranked 3rd of 43 journals in the Dermatology category in the 2009 Journal Citation Reports®, published by Thomson Reuters, and has an Impact Factor of 4.081. The Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology is also recommended for purchase in the Brandon-Hill study, Selected List of Books and Journals for the Small Medical Library.

Publisher
Elsevier
Website
http://www.eblue.org/
Impact factor
4.274 (2010)

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Oncology & Cancer

Veterans at higher risk of deadly skin cancers

U.S. veterans are at higher risk for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, than most Americans, and new research finds they are also more likely to have advanced-stage disease when it's detected.

Inflammatory disorders

Lifestyle factors are predictive of incident psoriasis

Lifestyle factors are predictive of the risk for incident psoriasis, regardless of genetic risk, according to a study published online April 12 in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Health

Sick patients may get cosmetic surgery to look healthier

Patients dealing with serious illnesses may want cosmetic procedures to make them look healthier, reports a small new Northwestern Medicine study. The patients believe cosmetic surgery may help them feel better in social ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Depression up in pediatric, adult hidradenitis suppurativa patients

(HealthDay)—The prevalence of depression is increased among pediatric and adult patients with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), according to a study published in the January issue of the Journal of the American Academy of ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Atopic dermatitis exacerbations seen in premenstrual period

(HealthDay)—Child-bearing-aged women with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis (AD) have disease exacerbations in the premenstrual period, according to a research letter published online Dec. 15 in the Journal of the American ...

Oncology & Cancer

Colorectal cancer risk up for patients with psoriasis

(HealthDay)—Patients with psoriasis have an increased risk for colorectal cancer (CRC), according to a review published in the December issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Surgery

Risk for psoriasis reduced after tonsillectomy

(HealthDay)—The risk for psoriasis is reduced among individuals who undergo tonsillectomy, according to a study published in the December issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

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