Modular cognitive-behavioral therapy for body dysmorphic disorder: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Wilhelm2014ModularCT,
  title={Modular cognitive-behavioral therapy for body dysmorphic disorder: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Sabine Wilhelm and Katharine A. Phillips and Elizabeth R. Didie and Ulrike Buhlmann and Jennifer L. Greenberg and Jeanne M. Fama and Aparna Keshaviah and Gail S Steketee},
  journal={Behavior therapy},
  year={2014},
  volume={45 3},
  pages={314-27}
}
There are few effective treatments for body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) and a pressing need to develop such treatments. We examined the feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of a manualized modular cognitive-behavioral therapy for BDD (CBT-BDD). CBT-BDD utilizes core elements relevant to all BDD patients (e.g., exposure, response prevention, perceptual retraining) and optional modules to address specific symptoms (e.g., surgery seeking). Thirty-six adults with BDD were randomized to 22… CONTINUE READING

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