Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Introduction
A mental disorder where a person falsely believes that their physical appearance is in some way inadequate or deformed or they are overly pre-occupied by a minor defect. For example, anorexics believe they are overweight no matter how skinny they are or what others tell them. ...more »
Symptoms of Body Dysmorphic Disorder
- Delusion beliefs about body shape
- Preoccupation with perceived body deficits
- Seeking cosmetic surgery to correct perceived defects
- more symptoms...»
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Mental Health (Adults): Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Body Dysmorphic Disorder?
Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Related Patient Stories
Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Deaths
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Causes of Body Dysmorphic Disorder
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Disease Topics Related To Body Dysmorphic Disorder
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Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was initially misdiagnosed as...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has usually been...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians.
Many...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or
have...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression
to be overlooked.
See misdiagnosis of depression or ...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders).
Failure to diagnose these anxiety disorders...read more »
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Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Body Dysmorphic Disorder
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Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Broader Related Topics
Types of Body Dysmorphic Disorder
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