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Body Dysmorphic Disorder: An Obsession With Beauty

Body dysmorphic disorder is characterized by unrealistic beauty standards.

A study by Crerand and colleagues¬†(2006) found body dysmorphic disorder to be associated with cosmetic surgery. The study found that 7 to 15 percent of the patients, who undergo a cosmetic surgery, suffer from the disorder, and the study also found that individuals with body dysmorphic disorder don’t benefit from cosmetic surgeries. Continue reading