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Body Dysmorphic Disorder
What is BDD?
How do patient of BDD behave?




What is BDD?

Body dysmorphic disorder or Dysmorphophobia is distressing preoccupation with a particular part of the body that most people do not really notice or think important most commonly, the nose, hair, skin, eyes, chips, lips or body build. It can include any part of the body including breasts or genitals.

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How do patient of BDD behave?

People with BDD may start to avoid social and public situations in case people see them negatively. They may be very self-conscious, using heavy make up or wearing heavy clothes. They check or pick at their skin, check themselves in mirrors excessively, spend a long time styling their hair or applying make up, and comparing themselves to models in magazines or even people in the street.

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