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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 2

This group, which in some case series may comprise as many as 40 percent, may actually be diagnosed with both BDD and delusional disorder. People with delusional BDD respond to SRI medications about as well as those without delusional characteristics, and may not require the types of antipsychotic medications used to treat delusions in other […]