Body dysmorphic disorder in children and young people

Watson, Chloe and Ban, Sasha (2021) Body dysmorphic disorder in children and young people. British Journal of Nursing, 30 (3). pp. 160-164. ISSN 0966-0461

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Abstract

The incidence of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) in young people is increasing. Causes of BDD are related to the prevalence of social media and adolescent development, especially the role that brain neuroplasticity has on influencing perception. There are long-term impacts of BDD, including depression and suicide. Prevention and promotion of positive body image are part of the nurse's role; treatment can prevent unnecessary aesthetic surgical interventions.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Body dysmorphic disorder, Adolescents, Cognitive behavioural therapy, Social media, Body image
Subjects: A300 Clinical Medicine
A900 Others in Medicine and Dentistry
B100 Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology
B400 Nutrition
B900 Others in Subjects allied to Medicine
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Nursing, Midwifery and Health
Depositing User: Rachel Branson
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2021 13:55
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 14:00
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/45444

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