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Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)



You're
not alone
with
body dysmorphia
Body Dysmorphia
is the
19th
most common reason
for therapy
Source:
findatherapist.co.uk
20/11/2019
63
males

with body dysmorphia
talk to therapists
Source:
findatherapist.co.uk
20/11/2019
123
females

with body dysmorphia
talk to therapists
Source:
findatherapist.co.uk
20/11/2019

Causes

of body Dysmorphia
Source: nhs.uk
GeneticsLife eventsNegative thoughtsNeurotransmittersUnknown

Symptoms

of body Dysmorphia
Source: psychiatry.orgTick the symptom you experience the most

Body Dysmorphia
Thoughts

Obsessions
Body Dysmorphia
Feelings

Anxiety
Body Dysmorphia
Behaviours

Compulsions

Insight

with body Dysmorphia
Source: psychiatry.org
Absent
Thoughts are true
Poor
Thoughts are probably true
Good
Thoughts are not true

Impact

of body Dysmorphia
Source: psychiatry.org
ImpairmentDistress

Diagnosis

Source: psychiatry.org
Adults

Obsessions and compulsions. With distress or impairment.

Therapies

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
for Body Dysmorphia

For negative thoughts
Focus on the present
For Adults
A nice.org.uk recommendation

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Written by Richard Snowdon | Updated 20 November 2019
Next Review 01 January 2020