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Body Dysmorphic Disorder presents a preoccupation with imagined ugliness, typically involving facial flaws, such as spots or wrinkles, or the shape of the face, nose, mouth or jaw. More rarely the complain involves the appearance of the feet, hands,…

Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is defined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual IV-TR (DSM-IV-TR) as a disorder characterised by a preoccupation with an imagined defect in one's appearance (American Psychiatric Association (APA), 1994). BDD can be…

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) and a related condition Olfactory Reference Syndrome (ORS) have been debated for over a century regarding their nosology and treatment. Recent reviews suggest a variable response to various pharmacotherapy and…

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is a widely used and acknowledged treatment modality for PTSD but is still in its experimental phase for other disorders, such as BDD. With EMDR, the vividness and emotionality of unpleasant mental…

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) and a related condition Olfactory Reference Syndrome (ORS) have been debated for over a century regarding their nosology and treatment. Recent reviews suggest a variable response to various pharmacotherapy and…
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