Body Dysmorphic Disorder and Cosmetic Surgery

@article{Crerand2006BodyDD,
  title={Body Dysmorphic Disorder and Cosmetic Surgery},
  author={Canice E. Crerand and Martin E. Franklin and David B Sarwer},
  journal={Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={118},
  pages={167e-180e}
}
Learning Objectives: After studying this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Identify the diagnostic criteria and clinical features of body dysmorphic disorder. 2. Describe the prevalence of body dysmorphic disorder in cosmetic populations. 3. Identify appropriate treatment strategies for body dysmorphic disorder. Background: Body dysmorphic disorder is a relatively common psychiatric disorder among persons who seek cosmetic surgical and minimally invasive treatments. Methods: This… Expand
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