TOPICOP©: A New Scale Evaluating Topical Corticosteroid Phobia among Atopic Dermatitis Outpatients and Their Parents

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 23:10

The fear of using topical corticosteroids, usually called topical corticophobia, is a frequent concern for atopic dermatitis patients and/or their parents. Assessing patients’ atopic dermatitis and their parents’ topical corticosteroid phobia is an essential step to improving adherence to treatment. Because topical corticophobia appears to be a complex phenomenon, its evaluation by binary responses (yes/no) is too simplistic. Thus, a scale is needed, which is capable of identifying the subtleties of topical corticosteroid phobia.

e-book to help you to understand the atopic dermatitis

New : The e-book!

Tue, 07/16/2013 - 16:42

The e-book is a tool conceived to help you to understand the disease, its demonstrations and how to treat it. It gives precision onto the way to estimate its eczema with the tool PO-SCORAD. Once discovered, you can download this application for a regular use.

winter games help you to understand the atopic dermatitis

Winter Game

Wed, 01/23/2013 - 15:22

To get the right things during the winter, come play winter games created by the foundation for atopic dermatitis.




Wed, 09/14/2011 - 15:39

A tool to assess your eczema

  • Better understand your disease
  • Better recognise the symptoms
  • Better communicate with your doctor


summer games

Summer Games

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 14:16

To learn the right gestures during the summer, The Foundation for atopic dermatitis has created two winter multimedia games, one for children 4 to 15 years and one for teens and adults Come learn and participate in a random fate.

chicago integrative

Chicago integrative eczema center

Mon, 05/06/2013 - 15:03

The Chicago Integrative Eczema Center is a resource for patients and families with atopic dermatitis (eczema) seeking a more holistic approach to care. It emphasizes natural therapies, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Acupuncture/Acupressure in addition to trusted Western medical treatments, bringing the best of many worlds together for optimal care.

éducation thérapeutique dans la dermatite atopique

List of schools

Mon, 04/18/2011 - 10:04

Various atopy schools, also called therapeutic education centers or workshops, offer specific programs for patients suffering from atopic eczema in France and abroad.