Latest Body dysmorphic disorder Stories

2009-09-30 13:09:00


2009-01-21 09:21:51

Medication and psychotherapy may be beneficial for patients suffering from body dysmorphic disorder (BDD). But a new Cochrane Review found that much more research is required to determine the most effective treatment and whether both approaches should be used in combination.

2009-01-21 01:07:25

Medication and psychotherapy can benefit people obsessive about their physical appearance, a researcher in South Africa says.

2006-08-02 09:25:00

People with "body dysmorphic disorder" are 45 times more likely to commit suicide than people in the general population, a new study shows.

2006-06-16 13:23:43

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a study of adolescents who were admitted to a psychiatric hospital, those with body image concerns were more likely to suffer from symptoms of depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts and other mental health problems than those who didn't have such concerns.

Word of the Day
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)