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following links will take you to various helpful resources on the
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1. General BDD Links
5. Therapy Links
7.Foreign BDD Sites
8. Other Disorders and General Mental Health Links
9. Body Image Sites
10. Support Groups
is a good beginning article to find out the most basic and general
information about BDD.
educate individuals of all age groups of the symptoms of Body
Dysmorphic Disorder, and the effects of this illness.
page gives a good overview of what BDD is, along with example
General Hospital BDD Unit
new web site which promotes awareness and understanding of BDD.
Includes information on a NIMH-funded research study offering
free individual cognitive behavior therapy for people with BDD,
as well as a number of other studies.
a link to Katherine Phillip's Body Image Program at Butler Hospital.
site offers information on rational emotive behavioral therapy.
is an informative website on Cognitive Therapy, with some good
books, questions and answers, and tutorials as well.
recommended source of deeply supportive empowerment training aimed
at melting down negative beliefs.
Therapy: The Power of Music
the power of using popular music, something
people already listen to, in therapy. Includes examples of therapeutic
messages in popular music as well as original music by Freudian
therapeutic rock band.
is a site which offers a product which allows one to release anger
in a productive and safe manner.
can find information on the history and uses of Cognitive Behavioral
Therapy, as well as doctors in your area that specialize in this
type of therapy.
Disorders and General Mental Health Links
Abuse can cause post traumatic stress disorder, chronic fatigue,
eating disorders, and addictions. This website has healing resources,
articles, and recommended books to cope with these issues.
is a site dedicated to recovery from addictive behaviors. This
link leads directly to an area of the site which offers useful,
action oriented information.
Obsessive Compulsive Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago (OCF Chicago)
serves adults and children with OCD, their families, and the mental
health professionals who treat them. It is the only Chicago area
organization dedicated to OCD.
Edna Gorbis' organization aimed at diagnosing and treating OCD.
Dr. Gorbis also has experience working with BDD.
John Grohol's Mental Health Page, your personalized one-stop index
for psychology, support, and mental health issues, resources,
and people on the Internet, since 1995.
Vaknin's Narcissism Website:
is the best information you'll ever find on Narcissistic Personality
Disorder. Many people with BDD will be suprised to find that members
of their families, or maybe even themselves, are plagued by this
disorder. You'll find helpful information on identifying ,dealing
with, and understanding narcissistcs as well.
is a great place to find information about Borderline Personality
Disorder. I've notice that many people with BDD had family members
that were diagnosed with BPD.
Directory Project (BDD):
is a great place to find all the further links and information
you might need on BDD. It really has a nice, comprehensive collection
Disorder Referral and Information Center:
site is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of eating disorders.
The tone of the site is optimistic and hopeful, and offers direction
and help in addition to information.
Nido Eating Disorder Treatment Center
residential treatment center for women suffering from anorexia,
Disorder Center of California
intensive day treatment and outpatient program for men and women,
adolescents and adults suffering from eating disorders.
Eating Disorder Center
is committed to providing a state of the art program of specialized
treatment for the purpose of helping those suffering with Anorexia
Bulimia Nervosa or Atypical Eating Disorders to reclaim their
believes that integrated treatment by a multidisciplinary staff
disorder specialists provides the best path to recover. Continuity
and daily reinforcement is offered in a community based, intensive
is an online community with support, information and resources
for women in recovery from addiction.
me the Serenity
alcoholism, abuse, self-help, eating disorders, and mental health
resources. Offers chat, a discussion forum, recovery books and
gifts, prayers, quotes, meditations, articles and news, affirmations
and free downloads.
Online Learning Center:
site has links to hundreds of others sites that provide information