Currently, MD is not included in the DSM-IV, although it is purported to be a kind of body dysmorphic disorder
(BDD), which in turn is a somatoform disorder.
Patients with body dysmorphic disorder
are among the toughest patients to treat, said Dr.
A few months later Mum found a newspaper article on Body Dysmorphic Disorder
and I immediately recognised that's what I had.
In a placebo-controlled, randomized, double-blind study 34 patients with BDD had greater improvement on the Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale Modified for Body Dysmorphic Disorder
after 8, 10, and 12 weeks of fluoxetine treatment, compared with 33 patients on placebo.
But I didn't realise it was Body Dysmorphic Disorder
until I read about it in my 20s.
They both had a bizarre obsession called body dysmorphic disorder
, where sufferers are not happy until they have a limb removed.
Thank you for publishing an article about Body Dysmorphic Disorder
- `I spent pounds 20,000 on plastic surgery I didn't need' (8 June).
A brief course of "psychoeducation" therapy proved ineffective in improving the symptoms of 12 patients with body dysmorphic disorder
, reported Dr.
The inpatient program will treat women suffering from: obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD); panic disorder; specific phobia; social anxiety disorder; generalized anxiety disorder; anxiety disorder NOS (not otherwise specified); and OCD spectrum disorders, such as body dysmorphic disorder
They were discussing Body Dysmorphic Disorder
(BDD) and it was like they were talking about me.
Characteristically individuals with body dysmorphic disorder
(BDD) look normal, or have only a minor flaw that would not be noticeable if not pointed out.
Both Wright and Schaub, who lives in a tiny village near Frankfurt, had Body Dysmorphic Disorder
- a condition where sufferers become fixated on parts of their body.