Author(s): FRIED R
All of us probably remember being told, "Don't worry, you'll grow out of it," when we had bouts of acne as teenagers. The truth is, though, that not everybody grows out of acne. In fact, acne can even begin in adulthood and, among women, even after menopause as estrogen levels decline. This book offers a detailed discussion of the physical symptoms, causes, and treatments of adult acne. It offers you useful information about the various effective natural and medical treatments, as well as information on dealing with tangential effects like scarring. This book is unique in that it also covers the psychological aspects of acne, inviting you to explore your experiences and feelings relating to the disorder. The book includes exercises to build self-esteem and social skills and suggestions for relieving stress and anxiety associated with acne.