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Is it possible to have body dysmorphic disorder and also be obese?

Absolutely. Body dysmorphic disorder refers to someone who is overly preoccupied with a particular part of their body and believes it is much uglier or misshapen than objectively is the case. That can occur at any weight. What can be difficult is distinguishing between distorted body image and distress with accurate body image. Read more...

Is it possible to overcome body dysmorphic disorder (bdd)?

Treatment can help.. Body dysmorphic disorder is a type of chronic problem in which you can't stop thinking about a flaw in your appearance — a flaw that is either minor or imagined. Often there are associated issues such as anxiety and depression. See a psychologist as talk therapy called cbt can help. If you have associate symptoms short term medication might help as well. Read more...
Counseling. Body dysmorphic disorder means that you have trouble accepting the way that your body truly appears. This can lead to dangerous eating and behavior patterns that can cause great harm to your body. You need to seek out an experienced psychotherapist who has had success with this disorder. Don't give up! Read more...

I think I may have body dysmorphic disorder?

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 questions can help you figure it out. Talking with someone is the first step. If you are thinking about any sort of cosmetic surgery, I would postpone it until you have a better handle on this. Read more...