When You Have Body Dysmorphia, Coping Through Plastic Surgery Can Be a Nightmare
For people with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), who obsessively fixate on their perceived physical flaws, cosmetic surgery often seems like a viable solution. But instead, it often causes symptoms to worsen, trapping BDD patients in an endless...
'In the Mirror, What I Saw Was a Monster': Living with Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Those who suffer from body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) fixate obsessively on one or more perceived flaws in their appearance, resulting in depression and social anxiety—and, in extreme cases, thoughts of suicide. But despite the severity of the condition...
This Mental Illness Makes Mirrors Lie and Drives Patients to Suicide
Body dysmorphic disorder is more than vanity — it's compared to obsessive compulsive disorder, but with higher rates of depression and suicide.