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"Body dysmorphic disorder"

  1. photo Scientists Link Selfies To Narcissism, Addiction & Mental IllnessScientists Link Selfies To Narcissism, Addiction & Mental IllnessArticle
    old teenager in Britain would take at least 200 photos of himself every day. He suffers from OCD and body dysmorphic disorder and he developed a selfie addiction. After dropping out of school, losing 30Read more
  2. photo National Eating <b>Disorders</b> Awareness WeekNational Eating Disorders Awareness WeekArticle
    about their appearance, according to experts with the Eating Disorders Program at The Menninger Clinic in Houston. Roughly 40% of patients also have body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), a distorted viewRead more
  3. photo Kelly Osbourne Takes on Hollywood and Eating <b>Disorders</b>Kelly Osbourne Takes on Hollywood and Eating DisordersArticle
    Eating Disorders, Inc., 1% of teenage girls have anorexia nervosa (starving themselves), 4% of college-age females battle bulimia nervosa (bingeing and purging), and 2% have body dysmorphic disorderRead more
  4. photo Selfies Are Linked To Mental <b>Disorders</b>!Selfies Are Linked To Mental Disorders!Treatment
    Dr. David Veal is a psychiatrist who claims that two thirds of the people who suffer from Body Dysmorphic Disorder, also known as BDD, have very strong urge to share selfies on the socialRead more

Body dysmorphic disorder


Body dysmorphic disorder (also known as BDD, body dysmorphia, dysmorphic syndrome, or dysmorphophobia), is a disorder that involves belief that one's own appearance is unusually defective and is worthy of being hidden or fixed. This belief manifests in thoughts that many times are pervasive and intrusive.About half of those diagnosed with BDD spend over three hours a day attempting to conceal...More