Doctors Study Body Image Disorder

February 1, 2010

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CBS Newspath distributed a television report to its affiliates nationwide on a brain imaging study by Dr. Jamie Feusner, assistant professor at UCLA's Semel Institute, which uncovered the first biological basis for body dysmorphic disorder, a mental illness in which normal-looking people obsess over their appearance and perceive themselves as ugly or disfigured. The story Dec. 19 aired in 76 markets, including Los Angeles