Coping With and Support for Generalized Pustular Psoriasis (GPP)


Dermatologists Drs Tina Bhutani and Scott Boswell and patient Kanya Oul share resources and tools available to cope with generalized pustular psoriasis (GPP).

This is a video synopsis/summary of a panel discussion involving Tina Bhutani, MD; J. Scott Boswell, MD; and Kanya Oul, RN.

The conversation delves into coping mechanisms for dealing with autoimmune diseases, particularly psoriasis. Kanya shares her personal journey of learning to cope with the condition since childhood, highlighting the importance of social support from friends and family. She emphasizes the lack of formal therapy in her upbringing due to various factors but acknowledges the value of seeking support as an adult.

The speaker underscores the systemic nature of psoriasis and the need for comprehensive patient care beyond just treating the skin. He discusses strategies for assessing the impact of the disease on patients' lives, including open communication about symptoms and the benefits of treatment. The discussion also touches on the challenges of finding accurate information and support resources, with emphasis on the role of healthcare providers in guiding patients to evidence-based resources.

Overall, the conversation underscores the importance of social support, accurate information, and comprehensive care in managing autoimmune diseases like psoriasis. It highlights the need for healthcare providers to address the mental health impact of these conditions and guide patients to appropriate support resources.

Video synopsis is AI-generated and reviewed by HCPLive editorial staff.

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