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BDD Support

What do you see when you look into the mirror?

Body Dysmorphic Disorder Support
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All Members , Moderated
Support for those who struggle with their body-image and appearance.
Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is characterized by an excessive preoccupation with a real or imagined defect in one's own physical appearance. People with BDD have a distorted or exaggerated view of how they look and are obsessed with actual physical characteristics or perceived flaws, such as a certain facial feature or imperfections of the skin. They often think of themselves as ugly or disfigured. People with the disorder often have problems controlling negative thoughts about their appearance, even when reassured by others that they look fine and that the minor or perceived flaws aren't noticeable or excessive.
~ MayoClinic.com

This community has been created as a support group for those who may feel anxiety or distress as a result of how they see themselves physically. Whether you feel uncomfortable/embarrassed with your body, or if you have actually been diagnosed with BDD. Anyone who wants to join to offer their support is welcome too! :)
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