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Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Sufferers of body dysmorphic disorder see only distorted and grotesque versions of themselves in the mirror; the condition affects one in 100 people. So why are diagnosis and treatment so difficult to get? Sally Williams meets a family whose lives were turned upside down by the illness. Illustrations by Wesley Allsbrook