dysmorphophobia


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dysmorphophobia

(dɪsˌmɔːfəʊˈfəʊbɪə)
n
(Psychology) an obsessive fear that one's body, or any part of it, is repulsive or may become so

dysmorphophobia

an abnormal dread of deformity, usually in others.
See also: Monsters
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However, there are some people who have a psychological condition known as body dysmorphic disorder, also known as dysmorphophobia.
Had he been suffering from a medical condition which affected his breathing, or if he suffered from dysmorphophobia - which is a hatred of one's self image - he could have had the problem addressed on the NHS.
Lolo had been obsessed with her body since she was a child and psychologists believe she suffered from the rare condition, dysmorphophobia.