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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...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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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 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, 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 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. 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 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 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 more »

Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Body Dysmorphic Disorder

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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

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