Body dysmorphic disorder. A survey of fifty cases.

@article{Veale1996BodyDD,
  title={Body dysmorphic disorder. A survey of fifty cases.},
  author={David Veale and Anne Boocock and Kevin Gournay and Windy Dryden and Faridullah Shah and Richard Willson and Jessica Walburn},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={1996},
  volume={169 2},
  pages={
          196-201
        }
}
BACKGROUND Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) consists of a preoccupation with an 'imagined' defect in appearance which causes significant distress or impairment in functioning. There has been little previous research into BDD. This study replicates a survey from the USA in a UK population and evaluates specific measures of BDD. METHOD Cross-sectional interview survey of 50 patients who satisfied DSM-IV criteria for BDD as their primary disorder. RESULTS The average age at onset was late… CONTINUE READING
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