Psychopathology and body dissatisfaction in prospective plastic surgery patients: the SMILE experience

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Objectives According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder IV (DSM-IV), Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) is defined as an excessive concern with an imagined or slight defect in physical appearance. Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is estimated to affect 1-2% of the general population. Almost 6-15% of subjects suffering from body… (More)

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@inproceedings{Giuliani2013PsychopathologyAB, title={Psychopathology and body dissatisfaction in prospective plastic surgery patients: the SMILE experience}, author={Mattia Giuliani and Giuseppe Zoccali and Aldo Tomassini and Massimo Casacchia and Rita Roncone and Rocco Pollice}, year={2013} }