Posts Tagged ‘dysmorphophobie’

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) (For Professionals)

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) (For Professionals) frequency: it is common being present in: 11.9% of people in dermatology offices 8-15% of people in a cosmetic setting 1-2% of individuals in the population Cases which can resemble Body Dysmorphoc Disorder (BDD): Stigmatization feelings in objective dematological (skin) disorders BDD behaviour in eating disorders (eg anorexia) BDD […]

Screening for Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) before undergoing a cosmetic procedure (for professionals)

Sunday, July 4th, 2010

Body Dysmorphic Disorder is  a psychiatric condition whch is characterized by obsessive and destructive preoccupation of minor visible defects; it affects in 93% of cases the skin and in other cases, the eyes, facial features such as the nose or excessive body weight. Cosmetic treatments are sought more frequently and invariably lead in this condition […]

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