Ugly is in the eye of the beholder: When people think of mental illness related to body image, the first thing that usually comes to mind is anorexia or associated eating disorders. But, the lesser known body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is five times more prevalent than anorexia and also causes higher levels of psychological impairment.
This is why I think maybe Michael had Body Dysmorphic Disorder... I've had it 10 years, and this sounds so much like BDD. I love MJ, I don't know how I feel about him possibly having the same illness as me...
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If you are interested in participating in this study or would like further information, please call The Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) Program at Rhode Island Hospital affiliated with Brown University, (401) 444-1644. Please also visit our website at www.BDDProgram.com.