At times, some people get extremely conscious about their looks. Their obsession with a flawless appearance can force them to take an extreme step. The perceived sense of imperfection, at times imagined, pushes them into a state of fixation causing immense stress, thus interfering with their day-to-day activities. This forces the person to look for various cosmetic procedures to correct their perceived imperfections. This condition is termed as body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), or body dysmorphia or dysmorphic syndrome. Originally it was known as dysmorphophobia.
A person suffering from BDD lacks self-esteem and undergoes severe emotional distress. Though the causes of the […] Read more