Abnormalities of visual processing and frontostriatal systems in body dysmorphic disorder.
|Title||Abnormalities of visual processing and frontostriatal systems in body dysmorphic disorder.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2010|
|Authors||Feusner, JD, Moody T, Hembacher E, Townsend J, McKinley M, Moller H, Bookheimer S|
|Journal||Archives of general psychiatry|
|Date Published||2010 Feb|
|Keywords||Adult, Body Dysmorphic Disorders, Case-Control Studies, Corpus Striatum, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Female, Frontal Lobe, Humans, Interview, Psychological, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Male, Middle Aged, Occipital Lobe, Perceptual Disorders, Severity of Illness Index, Visual Perception, Young Adult|
Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a psychiatric disorder in which individuals are preoccupied with perceived defects in their appearance, often related to their face. Little is known about its pathophysiology, although early research provides evidence of abnormal visual processing.
|Alternate Journal||Arch. Gen. Psychiatry|