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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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KEY WORDS: Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), Rhinoplasty, Cosmetic surgery, Psychiatric disorders.
The present study investigated the relationship of intrapersonal and interpersonal factors in body image disturbance and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) using behavioral principles and assessment approaches from these contemporary therapies.
In patients with the duplication dup(17)(p12+p11.2) mild cognitive impairment was associated with subtle dysmorphic features, including hypertelorism.
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Assessment Scale for Body Dysmorphic Disorder (AS-BDD) : Psychometric Properties
It's not just women whoCesuffer - men are also troubled and David Veale, co-author of the book 'Overcoming Body Image Problems And Body Dysmorphic Disorder', says:Ce"For people with body dysmorphic disorder, the problem is on their mind all the time, although they're fixating on a feature that's not noticeable to others.
The proposed change for the fifth Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) would retain the three existing criteria for body dysmorphic disorder.
Two controlled studies and four open-label trials report that SSRIs are effective in 53%-77% of patients with body dysmorphic disorder (including those with delusions), though relatively high doses often are needed in at least a 12-week trial of SSRI therapy.
Patient safety: body dysmorphic disorder and cosmetic surgery, Plast Reconstr Surg.
Other chapters look specifically at depression (including treatments), anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, ADHD, body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis and youth suicide.
Dysmorphic features, low APGAR scores at one minute, sepsis, meningitis, cerebral bleeding and cerebral infarction are associated with sensorineural hearing loss in infants admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit, a Dutch study has found.