88 pages, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2
Paperback
Release Date:21 Apr 2019
ISBN:9781785924569
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Appearance Anxiety

A Guide to Understanding Body Dysmorphic Disorder for Young People, Families and Professionals

By National and Specialist OCD, BDD and Related Disorders Service, Maudsley Hospital
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The first book for teens that explains the causes and impact of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD). The book is interspersed with accounts and artwork from young people with BDD, along with perspectives of their families. BDD is a debilitating mental health disorder, and this book gives advice on treatment including CBT and medication, and shows where to get help.


It increases awareness, provides solidarity for people with BDD, and alerts others to key signs and symptoms so they can prevent further suffering. It also includes a short section for families and professionals on what they can do to help, making this the go-to book for professionals and families to recommend to teens, as well an invaluable resource for young people themselves.

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