Condition Distorts Self-Image, Destroys Lives

February 1, 2010

Media Article Link:  http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/20113116/

Dr. Jamie Feusner, assistant professor of psychiatry in the Semel Institute, was quoted Aug. 7 by MSNBC.com about body dysmorphic disorder, a condition in which a person critically judges his or her appearance compulsively. He was also interviewed August 7 on KNX 1070FM about a study that found women with breast implants are three times as likely to die by suicide, drug use or alcoholism.