Condition Distorts Self-Image, Destroys Lives

February 1, 2010

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Dr. Jamie Feusner, assistant professor of psychiatry in the Semel Institute, was quoted Aug. 7 by 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.