Body Dysmorphic Disorder Books

The books below are recommended for those who suffer from anxiety disorders or to friends and family of those suffering from anxiety disorders. You may purchase these books at your local bookseller, or click on the links below to purchase them from Amazon.com.1

The Broken Mirror

The Broken Mirror

Katharine A. Phillips

In this first and most definitive book on BDD, Dr. Katharine Phillips draws on years of clinical practice, scientific research, and professional evaluations of over 700 patients to bring readers her expertise and experience with this often debilitating illness.

Feeling Good About the Way you Look

Feeling Good About the Way you Look

Martin M. Antony, Ph.D. and Richard P. Swinson, M.D.

If dissatisfaction with your looks is a distressing preoccupation, this compassionate book offers a way to break free from the mirror. Harvard psychologist Sabine Wilhelm leads you through a step-by-step program that helps you fight the urge to spend hours “fixing” your skin and hair, working out, or shopping for flattering clothes. Reality-check exercises based on cognitive-behavioral therapy demonstrate how to identify unfounded beliefs about your appearance.

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