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Summary - Body Dysmorphic Disorder

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The number of Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) to help in making clinical decisions is increasing. Bleachorexia, addiction to tooth bleaching, is a behavioral disorder similar to anorexia. Although interest in penile augmentation procedures is increasing, there is a significant lack of research into the psychological and psychosexual outcomes of these procedures.To investigate the psychological and psychosexual outcomes of nonsurgical medical penile girth augmentation.This retrospective study involved a mixed method approach. Current cognitive approaches to Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) assume that appearance-related intrusive cognitions and their functional consequences characterize the disorder, in a similar way that obsessive intrusive thoughts characterize the Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a psychiatric disorder defined by an excessive concern about one's physical appearance, especially regarding slight or imagined abnormities of the body. Body dysmorphic disorder is a challenging disorder that manifests as erroneously perceived flaws in one's physical appearance and repetitive behaviors in response to appearance concerns. Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a preoccupation with a slight or imagined flaw in appearance that causes significant distress and impairment in daily functioning. Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a disabling illness with a high worldwide prevalence. Historically, anxiety disorders have not been considered as important determinants of suicide, but in the last years, many works have challenged this assumption. Somatoform disorders are common and often chronic. Shame is a distressing emotion experienced when individuals judge themselves in a broadly negative and critical manner. Previous research suggests that computerized interpretation bias modification (IBM) techniques may be useful for modifying thoughts and behaviours relevant to eating pathology; however, little is known about the utility of IBM for decreasing specific eating disorder (ED) symptoms (e.g. This study aimed at tracking the prevalence of body image disorder in a population of Tunisian women followed for breast cancer and the factors associated with it.The cross-sectional study was conducted at Salah-Azaiez Institute in Tunis, over a period of four months. Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) usually begins during adolescence but little is known about the prevalence, etiology, and patterns of comorbidity in this age group. Preoccupation with a body part can lead to indulgence in various forms of coping behavior. Body image dissatisfaction is one of the major factors that motivate patients to undergo plastic surgery. Tall stature is not a common motive for medical consultation, even though by definition 2.5 % of children in the general population are concerned.

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