• 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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    Stories from the BDD Community

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Search the Resource Directory for BDD therapists, clinics & programs, treatment programs, support groups, and affiliates in your area.

Learn More About BDD

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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Make a difference by becoming a member or donating to the IOCDF, and support our mission to help all individuals with OCD, BDD, and other related disorders to live full and productive lives.


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.

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Information for Families

We know that family members and loved ones of people with BDD face unique challenges. Visit this section to learn more about how you can best support your loved one with BDD, including stories from other family members.

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Your gift will help the IOCDF to make effective treatment more accessible, help raise awareness about BDD, and help to train clinicians and therapists how to best treat BDD, OCD, and other related disorders.

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