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Is It Body Dysmorphic Disorder or Something Else? Part 3

Depressive disorders — Many patients with BDD have low self-esteem, low mood, guilty feelings (often about what they consider their preoccupations about vain and trivial matters), and feelings of hopelessness and helplessness. In short, they meet diagnostic criteria for also having serious depressive disorders.

Is It Body Dysmorphic Disorder or Something Else? Part 1

Body dysmorphic disorder, or BDD, is characterized by certain key and associated features, specifically preoccupying obsessions with a particular body part that the person considers unattractive. These preoccupying obsessions:

Allergies to Medications

Allergic reactions are the result of a high sensitivity to substances which are normally harmless. Hay fever caused by springtime pollen is a common, generally mild type of allergic reaction endured by many, but insect stings, foods, and medications can prompt uncomfortable — sometimes severe — allergic reactions, as well.