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Latest Body dysmorphic disorder Stories

2013-03-28 13:33:27

Self perceived masculinity is higher in men with muscle dysmorphia, popularly called 'bigorexia', than other gym users, while male patients with anorexia nervosa had elevated association with feminine stereotypes.

2012-07-13 23:01:54

Bridges to Recovery, a psychiatric residential treatment clinic with three locations in Southern California, now offers psychological testing as part of their ongoing efforts to identify and treat

2011-08-17 06:39:27

It is not uncommon for people to express concern when it comes to the symptoms of plastic surgery, but a new Belgium study may make people even more cautious.

2011-01-18 08:37:00

PHOENIX, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OCD affects approximately 2 percent of the population. Left untreated, the symptoms of OCD intensify and can disrupt every aspect of daily life.

2011-01-10 14:57:56

A new study by Brown University psychiatrists finds evidence that given enough time, patients with body dysmorphic disorder frequently recover and rarely relapse.

2010-08-11 14:44:32

A new study finds that while many who suffer from body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) seek cosmetic procedures, only two percent of procedures actually reduced the severity of BDD.

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2010-05-26 06:25:00

Psychiatrists are considering whether or not people suffering from a condition where they believe they smell bad should have its own entry in a popular medical reference assessing mental disorders.


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upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.