Understanding Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Katharine A. Phillips
Table of Contents
1:What is Body Dismorphic Disorder?
2:How Do I Know if I Have BDD?
3:BDD Comes in Many Forms
5:Compulsive Behaviors: Mirror Checking, Grooming, Camouflaging, Dieting, and Others
6:How BDD Affects Lives: Social Avoidance, Problems with School and Work, Violence, Suicide, and Other Consequences
7:Gender and BDD across the Life Span
8:What Causes BDD? Clues to an Unsolved Puzzle
9:Getting Better: A Brief Treatment Guide
10:How to Successfully Treat BDD with Medication
11:Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for BDD
12:Cosmetic Treatments: Surgery, Dermatologic, Dental, and Other Treatments
13:Anorexia Nervosa, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and Other Psychiatric Disorders—What's Their Relationship to BDD?
14:Advice for Family Members and Friends
15:Getting Help for BDD