body integrity identity disorder


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body integrity identity disorder

n.
A compulsive desire to lose one or more healthy limbs through amputation. Also called apotemnophilia.
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Body Integrity Identity Disorder (BIID): An Argumentative Analysis of Why It Should Be Diagnosed in DSM-5.
html) Body Integrity Identity Disorder , a psychological condition where someone becomes fixated on a perceived physical flaw in their appearance.
The 57-year-old suffers with a rare condition called Body Integrity Identity Disorder, a rare psychological complaint which means she desperately wants to be paraplegic - paralysed below the waist.