Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Body Obsession Linked to Disordered Brain Wiring | Psych Central News

 In a new study, Jamie Feusner, M.D., and colleagues report that individuals with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) have, in essence, global “bad wiring” in their brains — that is, there are abnormal network-wiring patterns across the brain as a whole.
BDD sufferers feel they are disfigured and ugly, even when they look normal to others. The discovery that abnormal connections between regions of the brain lead to problems in visual and emotional processing builds upon earlier research.

Body Obsession Linked to Disordered Brain Wiring | Psych Central News

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