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Body Dysmorphic Disorder

I would like for you to consider the attached journal articles and provide thoughts/notes on the treatment of Body Dysmorphic Disorder

1. Effectiveness and Feasibility of a Cognitive-Behavioral Group Intervention for Body Image Disturbance in Women With Eating Disorders
Kelly A.C. Bhatnagar,1∗ Lucene Wisniewski,1 Mindy Solomon,2 and Leslie Heinberg3

2. High-Dose Glycine Treatment of
Refractory Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Body Dysmorphic Disorder in a 5-Year Period
W. Louis Cleveland,1 Robert L. DeLaPaz,2 Rashid A. Fawwaz,2 and Roger S. Challop3

3. Aripiprazole as an Augmentation Agent in Treatment-Resistant Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Özcan Uzun and Barbaros Özdemir

4. Treatment utilization and barriers to treatment engagement among people with body dysmorphic symptoms☆
Luana Marquesa,⁎, Hilary M. Weingardena,b, Nicole J. LeBlanca,b, Sabine Wilhelma

5. High-Dose Glycine Treatment of
Refractory Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Body Dysmorphic Disorder in a 5-Year Period
W. Louis Cleveland,1 Robert L. DeLaPaz,2 Rashid A. Fawwaz,2 and Roger S. Challop3

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Provide thoughts/notes on the treatment of Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Hi,
My name is Shannah Hartman and I am very happy to help you today. I have taken some quotes from each article that I found very important and summarized each articles. It seems that there are two choices for treating this conduction. One treatment is psychotherapy and the other treatment includes medication. I noticed that many of the medical treatment study have not been approved to use the medication is a manner to specifically treat body image disorder. The treatment is for related disorders under the umbrella of obsessive compulsive disorders. One article also noted how people with the disorder receive treatment. Many people do not see a specialist in the area of body image disorder or obsessive compulsive disorders and choose to see a family doctor or therapist instead.

Article 1

Bhatnagar,Wisniewski, Solomon, and Heinberg (2013) conducted a research study a using group intervention strategy for the treatment of body image disorders using cognitive behavioral therapy. This study does not include medication, only support in the form of therapy. The following outcomes were provided:

'An inspection of mean scores indicated that those in the immediate intervention group (in comparison to those in the delayed intervention group) reported more satisfaction in overall appearance, greater satisfaction with individual body parts, less of a discrepancy between perceptions of their current body and their ideal body, and ...

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The effectiveness and feasibility of a cognitive-behavioral group intervention for body image disturbance in women with eating disorders.

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