Body Dysmorphic Disorder Patients See Details, Not Whole Face

February 5, 2010

Media Article Link:  http://www.cnn.com/2010/HEALTH/02/01/body.dysmorphic.disorder/

New research by Dr. Jamie Feusner, assistant professor of psychiatry and director of the Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Intensive Treatment Program, was featured Feb. 1 by CNN.com, Scientific American, AOL News and HealthDay News, and Feb. 2 by MedPage Today. He discovered that people suffering from body dysmorphic disorder display abnormal brain activity when looking at their own faces.