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Bdd Power Point Presentation - Print Out Version

Bdd Power Point Presentation - Print Out Version

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Categories:Types, Research
Published by: Tony Kay on Mar 29, 2012
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What We Will Explore Today
 
Why Does My Mirror Hate
Me…?
 
Why Did I Get The ShortStraw
…?
 
How Does It Rear Its UglyHead
…?
 
Differences Between The
Sexes…
 
The Price Of Perfection…
 
(or…”
Please Pretend That This Went Well So I FeelGood About My Self 
 )
Twos Company…Three’s A
Nightmare!
I Had No Idea…
 
The Whens, The Whys, And
The Hows…
 
Why Don’t
I Know MoreAbout It
…?
 
What Doesn’t Kill You…
 
But Is There Hope
?
 
Why Does My Mirror Hate Me…?
 
(or…”
What is Body Dysmorphic Disorder 
 )
Body Dysmorphic Disorder is a psychiatric illness characterised by anindividual
s constant and consuming preoccupation with how theylook.Suffers of this disorder believe that they have a physical
defect
or 
error 
in their appearance and that as a result they are unattractive,deformed, or 
Not Right
in some way.This pervasive belief results in a constant flooding of negativethoughts, fears, judgements, beliefs etc, which the cause theindividual severe emotional distress and anguish.
 
 
These perceived defects are often
imagined
(although for the suffer they are VERY real) or only very slight physical anomalies that areunnoticeable at a conversational distance.
 
The severity of Body Dysmorphic Disorder (or BDD) can varyconsiderably in its degree of severity depending on the individual andtheir area of concern.Some individuals are quite aware that their feelings about their appearance and it
s defects are not rational or justified. Others,however, can be quite delusional in their convictions regarding the
realness
of their defect.Those in the latter category are commonly diagnosed as having
BodyDysmorphic Disorder Psychotic Sub-type
(Shirley, 1993; McElroy,Phillips, Keck, Hudson & Pope, 1993).
 

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