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Eczema is more than skin deep.

Here at QV, we understand that sensitive skin conditions can have a devastating impact on mental health, with more than 30% of surveyed people with atopic dermatitis saying they have been diagnosed with depression and/or anxiety, according to the National Eczema Association.[1]

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“The only scratchy girl in the world”, or the story of how a unique eczema support group started.

“Poor darling, with your bandages on your arms; have you hurt yourself?” This question used to be my daughter’s usual greeting at soft plays parties, when her birthday dress would let her eczema garments show. We quickly became used to it and learnt to provide a brief explanation about Gaelle’s skin condition, atopic dermatitis also known as eczema.

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Understanding the real impact of eczema

No matter what age you are, living with eczema can be extremely hard. The itching skin condition can have a negative impact on a person emotionally, as well as physically. At QV, we conducted a survey of almost 1,000* people, and uncovered the devastating impact eczema can have on a person’s emotional wellbeing.

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