Body Dysmorphic Disorder

According to the DSM V; Body Dysmphoric Disorder (BDD) is a preoccupation with one or more perceived imperfections related to physical appearance. Individuals with BDD may believe that these flaws make them look unattractive or deformed. Individuals may engage in excessive mental rituals or repetitive behaviors including checking mirrors, grooming, and seeking reassurance from others regarding their appearance. This preoccupation causes distress that impacts daily functioning.