Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Body Dysmorphic Disorder

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Presenting an effective treatment approach specifically tailored to the unique challenges of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), this book is grounded in state-of-the-art research. The authors are experts on BDD and related conditions. They describe ways to engage patients who believe they have defects or flaws in their appearance. Provided are clear-cut strategies for helping patients overcome the self-defeating thoughts, impairments in functioning, and sometimes dangerous ritualistic behaviors that characterize BDD. Clinician-friendly features include step-by-step instructions for conducting each session and more than 50 reproducible handouts and forms; the large-size format facilitates photocopying. See also the related self-help guide by Dr. Wilhelm, Feeling Good about the Way You Look, an ideal recommendation for clients with BDD or less severe body image problems.A Treatment Manual Sabine Wilhelm, Katharine A. Phillips. Feusner, J. D. ... Clomipramine vs. desipramine crossover trial in body dysmorphic disorder: Selective efficacy of a serotonin reuptake inhibitor in imagined ugliness. Archives ofanbsp;...

Title:Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Author:Sabine Wilhelm, Katharine A. Phillips
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2012-12-05


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