Body Dysmorphic Disorder

For Some People Their Looks Can Occupy Their Head for the Most of Their Day. In General, We All Get Tensed a Little About Our Looks but People With Body Dysmorphic Disorder Tend to Engage With the Dominating Thoughts of How They Look and What They Should Be Doing to Make It Better. Most of Us Didn’t Seem to Care About It After a While or Just Tend to Ignore It and We Happily Get on With Our Lives but Some People Keep Struggling With It Even in the Long-run.

Body Parts That People Generally Get Obsessed About:

Hair (baldness, body hair)
Body Mass and Muscle Tone
Body Odours
Body Weight
Skin Related Issues


A feeling that makes you feel that your looks are not good enough and you are ugly
Continuous obsession over your body flaws that you in your head perceive to be true but are not.
You just can’t stop from looking at yourself in the mirror at frequent intervals.
A regular habit of comparing your looks with others.
Too much grooming
Seeking assurance from other about your appearance and looks
Changing of clothes or attires repeatedly
Using make-up to hide the physical defects

Why BDD should be treated?

People Affected With Such Thoughts and Fears Are Actually Living in Illusion. They Always Feel Insecure About Their Appearance and Are Not Able to Present Themselves With Confidence and Ease. Living With Such Pressure and Continuous Validation Can Lead to Low Self-esteem and Even Mild Depression and Anxiety Issues. Such Thought Process and Insecurity Can Be Effectively Dealt With Psychotherapy and by Working on the Physiology of the Person. By Physiology Here We Mean That Which Hormones, or Stress Inducing Elements Are Being Triggered in the Body. With the Help of Integrative Psychiatry, We Will Be Able to Get the Results Needed.