BIID


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BIID

abbr.
body integrity identity disorder
Sexuoeroticism that hinges on being or looking like an amputee,,potentially resulting in discontent with one’s body and, in the extreme case, desire to have a healthy limb amputated
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I wasn't aware of BIID at this stage, and I had no idea that there was anybody else in the world who felt similar needs.
Mo Costandi - neuroscientist, science writer and BIID researcher says: "Psychiatrists thought BIID was a fetish for a long time, but in the past two years brain research suggests it is a neurological condition in which the affected limb is not represented in the brain's model of the body.
Lesley Taylor BIID is a member of the British Institute of Interior Design.