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Reflections on Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Stories of Courage, Determination and Hope By Nicole Schnackenberg Sergio Petro
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With a Foreword by Professor Katharine Phillips and an Introduction by Professor David Veale and Doctor Rob Willson. Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is characterised by a preoccupation with a... More > perceived defect, or defects, in one’s appearance. These ‘flaws’ are either unnoticeable to the outside eye or seen as nothing more than a normal physical variation. To the person with BDD however, the abhorred aspects of their appearance cause significant shame and distress. Some hide away and become housebound, sometimes for many years. BDD affects males and females almost equally and has one of the highest suicide rates of any mental illness. Despite the extreme suffering experienced by people with BDD, it is possible to learn to cope with and even completely move beyond it. The stories in this volume powerfully attest to this. Gathered here are thirty-six lived experiences of people with BDD and their loved ones. They are stories of tremendous bravery, immeasurable determination and incredible hope.< Less
Obsession: A Study of Male Body Obsession in the USA By David Metcalfe
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Millions of men in the United States have a secret obsession: they are preoccupied with the appearance of their bodies. They are worried that their body is inadequate; their skin scarred, genitals... More > too small or their torso insufficiently muscular. In fact, men today are almost as concerned about their appearance as are women. In this new study, David Metcalfe takes a look at the causes and consequences of the male body image phenomenon that is sweeping across the developed world.< Less
Obsession: A Study of Male Body Obsession in the USA By David Metcalfe
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Millions of men in the United States have a secret obsession: they are preoccupied with the appearance of their bodies. They are worried that their body is inadequate; their skin scarred, genitals... More > too small or their torso insufficiently muscular. In fact, men today are almost as concerned about their appearance as are women. In this new study, David Metcalfe takes a look at the causes and consequences of the male body image phenomenon that is sweeping across the developed world.< Less
Psychologische TOPTIPS: OVERWIN PROBLEMEN MET JE UITERLIJK By Fred Sterk & Sjoerd Swaen
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OVERWIN PROBLEMEN MET JE UITERLIJK Problemen met je uiterlijk zijn vaak moeilijk te veranderen. Een negatief, vertekend lichaamsbeeld laat je ten onrechte geloven dat je lelijk en minderwaardig... More > bent. Uit schaamte ga je het contact met anderen vermijden. Maar je kunt een negatief lichaamsbeeld veranderen en met meer voldoening en zelfacceptatie naar jezelf leren kijken. In dit e-book beschrijven psychologen Fred Sterk en Sjoerd Swaen hoe je, met behulp van effectieve technieken, je zelfvertrouwen vergroot en weer trots kunt zijn op jezelf. Overwin je angst en ontdek jouw schoonheid. www.sterk-swaen.nl< Less