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The Body Dysmorphic Disorder Foundation

The term Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) describes a disabling preoccupation with perceived defects or flaws in appearance. It can affect both men and women, and makes sufferers excessively self-conscious. They tend to check their appearance repeatedly and try to camouflage or alter the defects they see, often undergoing needless cosmetic treatments.

Some of our aims are: 

  • To advance education of the public and healthcare professionals, helping them to understand the nature of BDD and how it might best be treated.
  • To help develop a sense of community for people affected by BDD. This includes individuals with BDD, their families, friends, partners and carers.
  • To provide information on relevant treatment options.

The BDD Foundation cares greatly about the distress BDD causes but we are not a helpline or crisis service. If you are looking for further information or support, we provide some links on our website that may help.

Who to contact

Name
BDD Foundation
Website
https://bddfoundation.org/
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Where to go

Area served
Suffolk

Other details

Age Groups
Children (5-11), Adults, Young people
Last Updated
26/02/2020

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