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How can I help friend with bdd (body dysmorphic disorder)?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Timothy Re
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Emotional support

Provide emotional support without over accommodation or enabling.
Read the broken mirror by phillips as excellent resource. Support professional therapy. Be a friend and try to not let the disorder encroach on other spheres of life.

In brief: Emotional support

Provide emotional support without over accommodation or enabling.
Read the broken mirror by phillips as excellent resource. Support professional therapy. Be a friend and try to not let the disorder encroach on other spheres of life.
Dr. Timothy Re
Dr. Timothy Re
Thank
Dr. William Holmes
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Support, Encourage

If your friend is struggling with signficant problems related to perception of his/her body image, then the best thing you can do is to encourage him/her to seek out help for this difficulty.
This may be hard if he/she does not think there is a problem. You need ot look for ways and opportunities to encourage your friend to focus on his/her health and the need for help.

In brief: Support, Encourage

If your friend is struggling with signficant problems related to perception of his/her body image, then the best thing you can do is to encourage him/her to seek out help for this difficulty.
This may be hard if he/she does not think there is a problem. You need ot look for ways and opportunities to encourage your friend to focus on his/her health and the need for help.
Dr. William Holmes
Dr. William Holmes
Thank
Dr. Timothy Re
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Emotional support

Provide emotional support without over accommodation or enabling.
Read the broken mirror by phillips as excellent resource. Support professional therapy. Be a friend and try to not let the disorder encroach on other spheres of life.

In brief: Emotional support

Provide emotional support without over accommodation or enabling.
Read the broken mirror by phillips as excellent resource. Support professional therapy. Be a friend and try to not let the disorder encroach on other spheres of life.
Dr. Timothy Re
Dr. Timothy Re
Thank
Dr. Timothy Re
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Emotional support

Provide emotional support without over accommodation or enabling.
Read the broken mirror by phillips as excellent resource. Support professional therapy. Be a friend and try to not let the disorder encroach on other spheres of life.

In brief: Emotional support

Provide emotional support without over accommodation or enabling.
Read the broken mirror by phillips as excellent resource. Support professional therapy. Be a friend and try to not let the disorder encroach on other spheres of life.
Dr. Timothy Re
Dr. Timothy Re
Thank
Dr. Timothy Re
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Emotional support

Provide emotional support without over accommodation or enabling.
Read the broken mirror by phillips as excellent resource. Support professional therapy. Be a friend and try to not let the disorder encroach on other spheres of life.

In brief: Emotional support

Provide emotional support without over accommodation or enabling.
Read the broken mirror by phillips as excellent resource. Support professional therapy. Be a friend and try to not let the disorder encroach on other spheres of life.
Dr. Timothy Re
Dr. Timothy Re
Thank
Dr. Timothy Re
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Emotional support

Provide emotional support without over accommodation or enabling.
Read the broken mirror by phillips as excellent resource. Support professional therapy. Be a friend and try to not let the disorder encroach on other spheres of life.

In brief: Emotional support

Provide emotional support without over accommodation or enabling.
Read the broken mirror by phillips as excellent resource. Support professional therapy. Be a friend and try to not let the disorder encroach on other spheres of life.
Dr. Timothy Re
Dr. Timothy Re
Thank
Dr. Timothy Re
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Emotional support

Provide emotional support without over accommodation or enabling.
Read the broken mirror by phillips as excellent resource. Support professional therapy. Be a friend and try to not let the disorder encroach on other spheres of life.

In brief: Emotional support

Provide emotional support without over accommodation or enabling.
Read the broken mirror by phillips as excellent resource. Support professional therapy. Be a friend and try to not let the disorder encroach on other spheres of life.
Dr. Timothy Re
Dr. Timothy Re
Thank
Dr. Timothy Re
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Emotional support

Provide emotional support without over accommodation or enabling.
Read the broken mirror by phillips as excellent resource. Support professional therapy. Be a friend and try to not let the disorder encroach on other spheres of life.

In brief: Emotional support

Provide emotional support without over accommodation or enabling.
Read the broken mirror by phillips as excellent resource. Support professional therapy. Be a friend and try to not let the disorder encroach on other spheres of life.
Dr. Timothy Re
Dr. Timothy Re
Thank
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