Phillips2005 - Psychosocial functioning and quality of life in body dysmorphic disorder
- Date read: 2022-11-17
- Subject: BDD
- Bibtex: @phillips2005b
- Bibliography: Phillips, K. A., Menard, W., Fay, C., & Pagano, M. E. (2005). Psychosocial functioning and quality of life in body dysmorphic disorder. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 46(4), 254–260. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comppsych.2004.10.004
Individuals with BDD have a markedly poor quality of life, even when compared to other psychiatric disorders such as depression [@phillips2005b]
- QoL for BDD was 1.8 SD lower than US population norms and 0.4 SD lower than depression.
- Functional impairment in all domains on the Range of Impaired Functioning Tool.