Category Archives: Anti Depressants-Sleeping Aid

HOW BDD AFFECTS LIVES: ACCIDENTS

BDD can cause accidents. Janet had several of them. “I’m a mirror-driven person,” she said. “I check all the time. The worst part of it is I check in the rearview mirror while I’m driving. A few years ago I … Continue reading

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BDD TREATMENTS THAT DON’T WORK: HOW MANY PEOPLE GET SURGERY, DERMATOLOGIC TREATMENT, AND OTHER NONPSYCHIATRIC MEDICAL TREATMENT FOR BDD?

Studies have found that 6%-20% of people seeking cosmetic surgery have BDD. One of these studies found that only 7% of women seeking cosmetic surgery had BDD, whereas 33% of the men did. While more studies are needed to confirm … Continue reading

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COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL THERAPY FOR BDD: WHAT’S THE EVIDENCE THAT CBT WORKS?

In the 1980s a few clinician-researchers (e.g., Isaac Marks in England) published papers in scientific journals that illustrated the effectiveness of CBT for several patients with BDD. These clinical reports spurred other researchers to conduct more scientifically rigorous studies of … Continue reading

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