body dysmorphic disorder

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body dysmorphic disorder

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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

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(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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After suffering in silence for years, Kadeena is only just starting to speak openly about the disordered eating and body dysmorphia (when a person spends a lot of time worrying about perceived flaws in their appearance) she has suffered for years.
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That was the peak of my body dysmorphia. I couldn't look in the mirror at all," she added.
Presenting a research white paper by Microsoft at Bett, Salcito pointed out that there has been a good deal of focus on the negative effects of technology on children's well-being, including the rise of cyber-bullying, social media-linked anxiety, inferiority and alienation, and body dysmorphia in the photo-saturated landscape young people now inhabit.
Chris Evans, MP for Islwyn, has backed #DumpTheScales and added: "Hope's campaign inspired me to reveal my own struggles with body dysmorphia.
Emily has body dysmorphia, but through powerlifting she said she is learning to accept her body for what it can do - not what it looks like.
TUESDAY, BBC1, 00.05AM Ugly Me: My Life with Body Dysmorphia Documentary exploring a condition which causes people to believe they are extremely ugly.
He said: "Young people are influenced online by pictures, particularly ones with body dysmorphia.
TODAY Theatre / Dorian The acclaimed Yorkshire-based Proper Job Theatre Company have re-imagined Oscar Wilde's classic 1890 novel for today's imageobsessed selfie generation, addressing issues such as male vanity and body dysmorphia.
Her own mental health journey started when she was just 10 years old and was diagnosed with an eating disorder and body dysmorphia.
I go into depth over my body dysmorphia but I don't really want to give too much away or people won't buy the book!" If anything, Chris' time away from the cameras has proved more dramatic than any moment captured for transmission.
34-36, 41-43) and your hypotheses regarding neurodevelopmental correlates to xenomelia and related disorders such as apotemnophilia and body dysmorphia. However, you comment that because your patient's desire to have a limb removed began in early childhood, before genital sexual maturation, the condition must be "...