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What are the treatment options for muscle dysmorphia?

Treatment for muscle dysmorphia is usually conducted by a psychiatrist, psychologist, counselor, or health specialist who can help you learn to think more positively about yourself and take control of your health. They may conduct cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) that will help train you to engage in healthy habits and avoid destructive behavior. Sometimes a psychiatric medication may also be prescribed.

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