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Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Body Dysmorphic Disorder is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide.

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  • Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) involves a preoccupation with an exaggerated perceived flaw in physical appearance resulting in repetitive behaviors.
  • Concerns about physical appearance are intrusive, time-consuming, and cause significant distress or impairment.

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Last updated: July 1, 2017


Tao, Amy, and O. Joseph Bienvenu. "Body Dysmorphic Disorder." Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide, 2017. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787060/all/Body_Dysmorphic_Disorder.
Tao A, Bienvenu O. Body Dysmorphic Disorder. Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. 2017. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787060/all/Body_Dysmorphic_Disorder. Accessed July 18, 2019.
Tao, A., & Bienvenu, O. (2017). Body Dysmorphic Disorder. In Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787060/all/Body_Dysmorphic_Disorder
Tao A, Bienvenu O. Body Dysmorphic Disorder [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. ; 2017. [cited 2019 July 18]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787060/all/Body_Dysmorphic_Disorder.
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