Our Body Dysmorphic Disorder Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Medical Definition of Body dysmorphic disorder
Body dysmorphic disorder: A psychiatric disorder characterized by excessive preoccupation with imagined defects in physical appearance. It is classified as an anxiety disorder, and it is believed to be a variant of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Also known as somatoform disorder and dysmorphophobia.
Last Editorial Review: 6/9/2016
Back to MedTerms online medical dictionary A-Z List
Need help identifying pills and medications?