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Understanding Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Understanding Body Dysmorphic Disorder

How does Body Dysmorphic Disorder take hold? Hear from psychotherapist and leading BDD expert, Rob Willson.

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Why do people develop body dysmorphia?
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Where do we draw the line between being vain or preoccupied with one's appearance and BDD?
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What is it like to live with body dysmorphia?
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In the context of excess skin following weight loss (bariatric) surgery, what would you consider when assessing 'normal' body image concern/adjustment vs body dysmorphic disorder?
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How does masculinity relate to muscle dysmorphia? Can women have muscle dysmorphia?
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Is Orthorexia linked to BDD?
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What are some brief evidence based treatments for body dysmorphia?
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What are your tips for overcoming body dysmorphic disorder?
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Do transgender people have body dysmorphia?
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Is BDD a form of OCD? And are all people with body dysmorphia perfectionists?
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