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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danielle Jones
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Psychiatric Illness: Body dysmorphic disorder is a psychiatric illness in the "somatoform disorder" category. People with this disorder become preoccupied with a real or p ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Although this is most common by far in women and girls, boys and men can absolutely have the disorder too.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stewart
43 years experience Clinical Psychology
Body dysmorphic: Disorder is excessive concern & preoccupation with a perceived body defect. Focus on your ability to do things & be active rather than your appearanc ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Saponaro
17 years experience Clinical Psychology
Psychotherapy: Psychotherapy can help to address the cognitive distortions often associated with body dystrophic disorder. Depending on the severity of symptoms pre ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcie Berman
38 years experience Clinical Psychology
What makes you think: that you have this? What do you think is distorted in your view of your physical self? Is it about weight or a particular feature? All of these que ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Body dysmorphic: Disorder is a very subjective experience. You perceive a part of your anatomy as ugly or unacceptable but others do not. Being clearly overweight is ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Body dysmorphic: Disorder is something your doc can diagnose. It is typically expressed in extreme displeasure w/an aspect of the physical body that is ok or slightly ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience Clinical Psychology
Excessive concern: If you are preoccupied with a defect in your appearance (imagined or slight), and this causes impairment in social, occupational, or other important a ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience Clinical Psychology
Therapy & practice: If you are preoccupied with a defect in your appearance (imagined or slight), and this causes impairment in social, occupational, or other important a ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arman Danielyan
28 years experience Child Psychiatry
Yes: Yes, they can be very disstressfull and often lead to depression if untreated.

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