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What does BDD stand for?

BDD stands for Body Dysmorphic Disorder (behavioral science)

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Entries include topics like aging and body image, adolescent development, anxiety disorders, ballet, bariatric surgery, body dysmorphic disorder, body image in males, cheerleading, dehydration, depression, diuretics, emotional eating, exercise, family influences, fat bias/discrimination, figure skating, flight attendants, gender, gymnastics, infertility, journaling, laxative abuse, mindfulness, night eating syndrome, obesity, osteoporosis, parents, personality disorders, pica, puberty, religion, self-injury, suicide, wannarexia, and twelve-step programs.
Cash and colleagues (2004) propose that body image disturbance lies on a continuum where less severe negative body image can be considered body image dissatisfaction, while the extreme end of the continuum contains greater distress consistent with Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).
In 11 years, Smith says he's gotten better at spotting surgery addicts and sufferers of body dysmorphic disorder, which causes obsession over perceived defects.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Three criteria for diagnosing body dysmorphic disorder could increase to four under a proposal aimed at requiring that the patient demonstrate repetitive behaviors or mental acts in response to appearance concerns at some point during the course of the disorder.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Three criteria for diagnosing body dysmorphic disorder could increase to four under a proposal aimed at requiring that the patient demonstrate repetitive behaviors or mental acts in response to appearance concerns at some point during the course of the disorder.
The topics include the relationship of body dysmorphic disorder and eating disorders to obsessive-compulsive disorder, symptoms dimensions in obsessive-compulsive disorder and implications for DSM-V, genetics, neurological considerations in autism and Parkinson's Disease, cross-species models, and cross-national and ethnic issues.