Treatment for BDD

If you feel that you are suffering from BDD, or have been diagnosed with BDD, the good news is that treatments are available.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

CBT is based on a structured programme of self-help so that a person can learn to change the way they think and act.

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There are some medications that have proven effective and helpful in the treatment of BDD.

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Are Cosmetic Treatments helpful?

Given that a person with BDD is preoccupied with a perceived flaw in their appearance, it is only natural that people seek physical solutions to their appearance concerns. However, BDD is a psychological problem and requires psychological treatment.

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NHS Services

In the UK you have a right to access treatment for BDD via the National Health Service (NHS).

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Finding a Private Therapist

We know that it can be a bit of a minefield trying to find the right therapist for you and also one that is trained in treating BDD. Here are some useful tips that we hope will help.

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