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Are the symptoms of body dysmorphic disorder bad?
12 doctors weighed in

Dr. Arman Danielyan
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
9 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Yes, they can be very disstressfull and often lead to depression if untreated.

In brief: Yes
Yes, they can be very disstressfull and often lead to depression if untreated.
Dr. Arman Danielyan
Dr. Arman Danielyan
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Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Body dysmorphic disorder means you see your own body as abnormal.
This erroneous perception of your own body is a representation of self-hatred and may be due to underlying emotional trauma. Other conditions associated with body dysmorphic disorder are anorexia, bulimia, depression, and anxiety. It is best treated with cognitive behavioral therapy and/or antidepressants.

In brief: Yes
Body dysmorphic disorder means you see your own body as abnormal.
This erroneous perception of your own body is a representation of self-hatred and may be due to underlying emotional trauma. Other conditions associated with body dysmorphic disorder are anorexia, bulimia, depression, and anxiety. It is best treated with cognitive behavioral therapy and/or antidepressants.
Dr. John Moranville
Dr. John Moranville
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