Psychosomatic approach is a component of psychodermatology, which accentuates a holistic principle and psychosocial
unity of man. Research data concerning the neurogenic modulation of skin inflammations, together with the
prevalence of psychosocial influences in dermatological patients, motivate an increased interest of dermatovenereologists
in psychodermatology and in the interdisciplinary cooperation with clinical psychologists, psychiatrists and
other pertinent specialists. The Section of the Psychodermatology of the Czech Dermatovenereological Society was
established in September 3rd 2004, in order to improve dermatovenereological care and the quality of life in dermatological
psychodermatology, psychosomatic approach in dermatovenereology, foundation of the Section of Psychodermatology
of the Czech Dermatovenereological Society, interdisciplinary cooperation.