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What is delusional body dysmorphic disorder?

Some people who have body dysmophic disorder can accept the idea that they probably look 'normal' to others, despite the obvious flaws they see in themselves. Others with BDD, however, believe the defects they see in the mirror are real, regardless of evidence to the contrary. Experts say these people have a condition called delusional BDD.

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