BODY DYSMORPHIC DISORDER IBDD)

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n. in DSM-IV-TR, refers to a somatoform disorder wherein a person is excessively concerned and preoccupied with the slightest anomaly or imagined defect in physical appearance. Use to be called dysmorphophobia.

BODY DYSMORPHIC DISORDER IBDD): "In an obsessive-compulsive manner, anyone with Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) would constantly engage in mirror-checking or fussing over the self down to the last detail."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "BODY DYSMORPHIC DISORDER IBDD)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/body-dysmorphic-disorder-ibdd/ (accessed October 1, 2022).

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