The Girl in the Mirror: What’s it like to suffer from BDD

by Louise Donovan

Elle Magazine reached out to the BDD Foundation for an article in their May edition: ‘The Girl in the Mirror: What it is like to suffer from Body Dysmorphic Disorder. While general feelings of insecurity plague many young women, for a person who has BDD, such thoughts are all-consuming. The problem crosses over from body image concern if it’s affecting your ability to work, manage a relationship or keep up a social life.

Rebecca and other’s talk about their experiences with BDD:

‘[BDD] stops you from doing everything. It’s a form of anxiety. You’re trapped in your head every second of every day. All you can think about is your body and how uncomfortable you feel in it.’

Read the full article here

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The Body Dysmorphic Disorder Foundation. Charity no. 1153753.