Body dysmorphic disorder in outpatients with major depression.

  title={Body dysmorphic disorder in outpatients with major depression.},
  author={Andrew Nierenberg and Katharine A. Phillips and Timothy J. Petersen and Karen E Kelly and Jonathan E. Alpert and John J. Worthington and Joyce R Tedlow and Jerrold F. Rosenbaum and Maurizio Fava},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  volume={69 1-3},
BACKGROUND Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a distressing and impairing preoccupation with an imagined or slight defect in appearance, with depression as its most frequent comorbid condition. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the rate of BDD in a cohort of consecutive outpatients with typical and atypical major depressive disorder. METHODS Three hundred and fifty consecutive outpatient subjects with major depression who entered an antidepressant treatment study were evaluated drug… CONTINUE READING
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