body dysmorphic disorder

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body dysmorphic disorder

n.
A psychiatric disorder characterized by chronic and obsessive preoccupation with perceived defects in one's physical appearance that appear minor or are not visible to others and that are not related to fat or body weight.

body dysmorphic disorder

n
(Psychology) a psychological disorder characterized by a strong feeling that one's appearance or health would be improved by the removal of a healthy body part
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This condition is accompanied by binge eating episodes and body dismorphic disorder (2).
OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER AND BODY DISMORPHIC DISORDER was ruled out because the patient doesn't have prominent obsessions, compulsions or preoccupations with appearance or body odor.
She was diagnosed with body dismorphic disorder several years ago, which means she obsesses on the smallest details of her appearance and often thinks they need improvement.