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body dysmorphic disorder


body dysmorphic disorder

noun

Definition of BODY DYSMORPHIC DISORDER

:  pathological preoccupation with an imagined or slight physical defect of one's body to the point of causing significant stress or behavioral impairment in several areas (as work and personal relationships)
March 01, 2015
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