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Appearance Anxiety

Appearance Anxiety

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

National and Specialist OCD, BDD and Related Disorders Service, Maudsley Hospital

Quick Overview

Provides insight in to the causes, impact and treatments available for body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) for teens and young people. This guide increases awareness of BDD and the personal stories included from teens offer support for readers with the disorder. An invaluable guide to an under-discussed issue.
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Paperback / softback
2019, 8.46in x 5.43in / 215mm x 138mm, 88pp
ISBN: 9781785924569
AU$19.99

Description

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.