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Body Dysmorphic Disorder Suggestions

(Also Known As: Body Dysmorphia Suggestions, Bdd Suggestions, Dysmorphic Syndrome Suggestions, Somatoform Disorder Suggestions, Dysmorphophobia Suggestions, Body Dismorphia Suggestions)

(Reviewed by: Paul Peterson, Licensed Therapist)

Suggestions for Body Dysmorphic Disorder

The following are therapeutic tips and suggestions for Body Dysmorphic Disorder:

  • Reassess and redefine one’s concept of beauty
  • Loosen one’s standards on beauty
  • Let go of perfectionism
  • Seek out professional psychological help
  • Consult a psychiatrist before choosing cosmetic or plastic surgery
  • Seek the support and understanding of family and friends
  • Learn more about body image and aim to cultivate a healthier body image
  • Seek medical and psychological help if one is suffering from major depression
  • Consult your doctor about drug treatment options
  • Learn healthy ways to relieve anxiety
  • Learn some relaxation techniques
  • Seek out the company of supportive and understanding people
  • Cultivate self-acceptance (be radically self-accepting) as a way to heal oneself and at the same time inspire others
  • Improve on social skills
  • Find inspiration in people who recovered from Body Dysmorphic Disorder
  • Seek out a support group

Could You Have Body Dysmorphic Disorder?

Body Dysmorphic Disorder Topics

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Bulimia Nervosa – Eating Disorder, Binge Eating, Purging, Fasting, Over Exercising
Generalized Anxiety Disorder – Uncontrolled Fears, Irrational Worry, Anxiety Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – Obsessive Behavior, Compulsivity, Perfectionist, Anxiety
Social Anxiety Disorder – Chronic Fear of Being Judged, Social Phobia, Anxiety Disorder