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The broken mirror : understanding and treating body dysmorphic disorder /

by Phillips, Katharine A.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005Edition: Rev. and expanded ed.Description: xii, 412 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780195083170 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780195121261 (paper : alk. paper); 0195083172 (cloth : alk. paper); 0195121260 (cloth : alk. paper); 019516718X (alk. paper); 9780195167184 (alk. paper); 0195167198 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780195167191 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Body dysmorphic disorder | Somatoform Disorders -- psychology | Somatoform Disorders -- therapy | Anxiety Disorders -- psychology | Anxiety Disorders -- therapy | Body Image | Dysmorphophobie | Body dysmorphic disorderOnline resources: Publisher description | Contributor biographical information
Contents:
1. Why BDD Matters -- 2. Patients Speak -- 3. What Is Body Dysmorphic Disorder? -- 4. How Do I Know If I Have BDD? -- 5. BDD Comes in Many Forms -- 6. Painful Obsessions -- 7. Mirror Checking, Grooming, Camouflaging, Dieting, and Other BDD Behaviors -- 8. How BDD Affects Lives: Social Avoidance, Problems at Work, and Suicide -- 9. Gender and BDD across the Life Span -- 10. What Causes BDD? Clues to an Unsolved Puzzle -- 11. Aren't We All Concerned with How We Look? BDD and Normal Appearance Concerns -- 12. Anorexia Nervosa, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Koro, and Other Disorders - Are They Relatives of BDD? -- 13. Help for BDD Sufferers: Overview and Medications -- 14. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Other Treatments -- 15. BDD and the Family.
Summary: Explores the symptoms and causes of BDD, in which a victim is obsessed with perceived flaws in her appearance, and describes therapies used to treat the disorder.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 357-364) and index.

1. Why BDD Matters -- 2. Patients Speak -- 3. What Is Body Dysmorphic Disorder? -- 4. How Do I Know If I Have BDD? -- 5. BDD Comes in Many Forms -- 6. Painful Obsessions -- 7. Mirror Checking, Grooming, Camouflaging, Dieting, and Other BDD Behaviors -- 8. How BDD Affects Lives: Social Avoidance, Problems at Work, and Suicide -- 9. Gender and BDD across the Life Span -- 10. What Causes BDD? Clues to an Unsolved Puzzle -- 11. Aren't We All Concerned with How We Look? BDD and Normal Appearance Concerns -- 12. Anorexia Nervosa, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Koro, and Other Disorders - Are They Relatives of BDD? -- 13. Help for BDD Sufferers: Overview and Medications -- 14. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Other Treatments -- 15. BDD and the Family.

Explores the symptoms and causes of BDD, in which a victim is obsessed with perceived flaws in her appearance, and describes therapies used to treat the disorder.

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