dysmorphia

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dys·mor·phism

(dis-mōr'fizm),
Abnormality of shape.
Synonym(s): dysmorphia
[G. dysmorphia, badness of form]

dysmorphia

(1) Abnormality of shape. 
(2) Malformation.
(3) Muscle dysmorphia, see there.

dys·mor·phism

, dysmorphia (dis-mōr'fizm, -fē-ă)
Abnormality of shape.
[G. dysmorphia, badness of form]
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The 'body dysmorphic disorder,' or imagined ugliness they suffer can lead to destructive social and scholastic behavior.
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Danny Bowman, from Morpeth, Northumberland, worked with Fixers - a charity that supports young people to campaign on any issue that matters to them - to raise awareness of Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).
Danny Bowman, from Morpeth, Northumberland, worked with Fixers - a charity which supports young people to campaign on any issue that matters to them - to raise awareness of Body Dysmorphic Disorder.
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The way you describe the horror you feel at your reflection in the mirror suggests you might have something called body dysmorphic disorder.
The study included people with body dysmorphic disorder, and mental illness that causes people to believe they are disfigured and ugly, even though they look normal.