4 doctors weighed in:
How do you know if you have body dysmorphic disorder or really is just ugly?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Preoccupation
I think it has more to do with how a person can become preoccupied or obsessed with their appearance.
For some, the feelings of being ugly is all encompassing and a person may waste hours a day worrying about their how they look or some imperfection.

In brief: Preoccupation
I think it has more to do with how a person can become preoccupied or obsessed with their appearance.
For some, the feelings of being ugly is all encompassing and a person may waste hours a day worrying about their how they look or some imperfection.
Dr. Kevin Passer
Dr. Kevin Passer
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Dr. William Holmes
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
In brief: Opinion of Others
One answer to this is to see what others say about the person.
If a person is convinced that something about their body is "wrong" or doesn't look right, but the people around him/her disagree, the the possibility of body dysmorphic disorder should be considered.

In brief: Opinion of Others
One answer to this is to see what others say about the person.
If a person is convinced that something about their body is "wrong" or doesn't look right, but the people around him/her disagree, the the possibility of body dysmorphic disorder should be considered.
Dr. William Holmes
Dr. William Holmes
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