Psychology & Psychiatry

Are we treating body dysmorphic disorder the wrong way?

While it's long been thought that body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is related to obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), new findings show this is not as clear-cut as it would appear.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Body dysmorphic disorder visual retraining program

A world-first study is aiming to alleviate symptoms of those with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) through a unique visual retraining program. BDD results in an exaggerated perception of aspects of personal appearance.

Surgery

Plastic surgeons often miss patients' mental disorders

(HealthDay)—Nearly one in 10 patients seeking facial plastic surgery suffers from a mental illness that distorts their perception of physical defects, but doctors often don't spot the problem, new research suggests.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Binge eating disorder can be treated

When most people hear the term "eating disorder," they usually think of anorexia or bulimia nervosa. While anorexia and bulimia are more commonly recognized, doctors are concerned about a different kind of eating disorder ...

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