Body dysmorphic disorder

What is Body dysmorphic disorder?

BDD is a body-image disorder characterized by persistent and intrusive preoccupations with an imagined or slight defect in one's appearance. People with BDD can dislike any part of their body, although they often find fault with their hair, skin, nose, chest, or stomach. In reality, a perceived defect may be only a slight imperfection or nonexistent.

Questions and answers on "Body dysmorphic disorder"

hi, im stuck....to the extreme. in 2012 i was made aware of codependency, the cycle of abuse, low self esteem/worth, depression, bdd, ptsd,...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Please provide some more details

Detailed Answer:
Hi Briony

I read your query and would like to help you. You have mentioned that you...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

Hello there,



I was wondering if there are ways I can deal with what I'm assuming is body dismorphic disorder--although it could be that I am just...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
It requires some dopamine blockers

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for using Health Care Magic for posting your.
I have gone through...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

Hi,

I had a very bad drug experience (I don't know the type of drug - I think cocaine) about 6 months ago. I am not one for recreational drugs, nor...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
It cannot be due to single day drug misuse,anxiety/panic attacks can cause

Detailed Answer:
Hi Christpher,

Thanks for writing to us....

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

Recent questions on Body dysmorphic disorder


Ask Question
Doctor Image
MD

Hi, I am Dr. Andrew Rynne (Family Physician). I will be guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Related Lab Tests
Related Medical Topics