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    What is BDD?

    Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a complex disorder characterized by extreme concern about one or more perceived flaws in your physical appearance.

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    What is Muscle Dysmorphia?

    Muscle dysmorphia is a type of BDD where one is preoccupied by worries that your body is “too small” or “not muscular enough” despite having a normal build, or in many cases, an objectively “buff” physique.

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    How I Recovered from BDD

    A personal story of recovery from body dysmorphic disorder.

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Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) can be a devastating disorder — but there is hope. Learn about treatment, research, and other resources that can help.

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From training and educational opportunities to networking, the IOCDF has much to offer the mental health professional community. Our professional and institutional members form a strong community of knowledgeable providers and researchers who are working to improve the lives of those affected by OCD across the US, and around the world. By becoming a member of the IOCDF, you are joining the “best of the best” in OCD treatment and research.

BDD Series at the Annual OCD Conference

This new website, with content written by some of the world's leading experts in the treatment and research on BDD, can serve as a starting place for professionals interested in learning about state-of-the-art assessment and treatment strategies. As a next step, consider attending the BDD workshop series at our Annual OCD Conference in Chicago this summer.

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