Latest Body dysmorphic disorder Stories
One of the most little understood psychiatric disorders is a condition known as body dysmorphic disorder, or BDD. Now, researchers have shed light on the neurological underpinnings of this bizarre disorder, and they say the condition arises from abnormal wiring across vast regions of the brain.
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.
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
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.
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.
A new study by Brown University psychiatrists finds evidence that given enough time, patients with body dysmorphic disorder frequently recover and rarely relapse.
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.
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.
- One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.