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Body Dysmorphic Disorder

This disorder, formerly referred to as dysmorphophobia, tends to occur in young adults equally in either gender. The patient becomes pre-occupied with a non-existent or minimal cosmetic defect (nose, cleft chin, blemish, breast size) and persistently seeks medical attention to fix it surgically.

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PsychNet-UK Body Dysmorphic Disorder Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
  Body Dysmorphic Disorder(BDD) - Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma. Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) is defined as a preoccupation with one or more defects in one's appearance for which most people can hardly notice or do not believe to be important. To fulfil the diagnostic criteria it must also either cause significant distress or handicap. 3/5
  Body Dysmorphic Disorder - A distressing and impairing preoccupation with an imagined or slight defect in appearance. 3/5
 
Body Dysmorphic Disorder - Diagnosis and treatment of body dysmorphic disorder. 3/5
  Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) - Is a body image problem. It is defined as a preoccupation with one or more perceived defects in one’s appearance which other people can hardly notice or do not believe to be important. To fulfil the diagnostic criteria it must also either cause significant distress or handicap. Information by Dr David Veale. 3/5
  The BDD Foundation (UK) - Aims to increase awareness and understanding of Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), taking the focus away from current stigmas that can perceive BDD as narcissistic, self-indulgent or purely a result of modern Western ideals. We also aim to dispel the belief of many people affected by BDD, that the disorder cannot be overcome. 3/5
 
The OCD Center of Los Angeles - Information on the Nature and Treatment of Body Dysmorhic Disorder (BDD). 3/5
 
                
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Recommended Books    
Overcoming Body Image Problems including Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Body Dysmorphic Disorder: A Treatment Manual

Overcoming Body Image Problems including Body Dysmorphic Disorder

The Broken Mirror: Understanding and Treating Body Dysmorphic Disorder (Paperback)

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