Body Dysmorphic Disorder is characterised by an abnormal preoccupation about body image and leads to a wide range of cognitive, behavioural and affective symptoms. This article discusses the techniques that can be used to assess and treat the condition
This article discusses the characteristics of Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), its assessment and treatment. After reading this article, and completing the exercises, you will:
state the general prevalence of BDD;
describe two assessment measures used for BDD;
describe two cognitive-behavioural techniques used to treat BDD;
discuss the role of nurse therapists in the treatment of BDD.
Mental Health Practice. 4, 2, 32-37. doi: 10.7748/mhp2000.10.4.2.32.c1680
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