BDD


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BDD

Abbreviation for:
balanced deficit
body-dysmorphic disorder (Medspeak-UK) 
brain-dead donor

body dysmorphic disorder

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BDD

A preoccupation with one or more imagined defects in appearance. The disorder is also known colloquially as athletica nervosa.
See: muscle dysmorphia
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Lesions similar to those seen with BDD can be caused by the following infections and irritants: (4,5,8)
Many BDD sufferers receive no treatment at all, partly because the condition is relatively unknown within healthcare services, but also because people tend not to seek treatment out of fear they'll be dismissed as superficial or not be taken seriously", says Christian Ruck at the Karolinska Institutet's Department of Clinical Neuroscience.
Current recommendations for treating BDD include pharmacotherapy and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).
Conclusion Our study reflects that BDD is relatively more frequent among general university students compared to medical students with overall predominance of female gender.
The latter study proceeded to examine differences in sexual orientation as well, indicating that BDD was higher among gay and lesbian students than among heterosexual students.
The QS program proves similar to the BDD claims process in which service members can develop claims.
Study subjects are patients with BDD visited public and private health and clinical centers in Ardebil City.
It was only when he attempted to take his own life that he was diagnosed with BDD and received treatment.
VanSetten explained that the theory behind BDD is to get a jump-start on the claims process so that the benefits begin as soon as a service member separates or retires.
The materials are organized into sections covering the fundamentals of BDD and its treatment, including tools to enhance patients ambivalent about starting treatment; the first three introductory treatment sessions, focusing on assessment, orientation to CBT-BDD, psychoeducation, case formulation, motivational enhancement, and treatment goals; the core treatment components typically used with all patients; and specialized treatment modules for patients with relevant symptoms.
3 In recent years the character of applicants for rhinoplasty4,5 and BDD in them6-9 has been considered by researchers.