5 Signs of Body Dysmorphia

Body dysmorphic disorder is a type of obsessive-compulsive disorder that focuses on the body. It is characterized by cognitive symptoms (that is, symptoms that involve the mind) such as perceived flaws in physical appearance. In this video, we’ll discuss the symptoms of body dysmorphic disorder.

Disclaimer: This video is created for educational purposes only and is not intended to substitute a professional diagnosis. If you suspect you may have body dysmorphic disorder or any mental health condition, we highly advise you to seek help from a qualified mental health professional. With that said, here are a few signs of body dysmorphia.

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Useful contacts – body dysmorphic disorder (BDD). Mind. (n.d.). Retrieved September 23, 2022, from Useful contacts – body dysmorphic disorder (BDD)

American Psychiatric Association. (2022, September 23). Dsm-5-Text Revision 5th Ed. ( Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders ) 5th Edition By American Psychiatric Association May 18, 2022. Generic.