Body Dysmorphia Diagnosis

Updated 8 August 2022

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Diagnosis

Adults

Obsessions
about body flaws that to others are unobservable or slight
1 (or more)
Compulsions
repetitive comparing of physical appearance to others, grooming, mirror checking, skin picking or reassurance seeking
Distress
significant
orImpairmentsignificant
Absent
Thoughts are true
Poor
Thoughts are probably true
Good
Thoughts are not true
Other
Symptoms are not due
to another condition or
a substance