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202. Body dysmorphia

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All of us have insecurities when it comes to our appearance, but what happens when these become obsessive and a point of fixation? In today's episode we break down the psychology and pathology of body dysmorphia, including: 

  • The origins in childhood experiences
  • Family history and influence 
  • The differences in expression between men and women
  • The relationship between body dysmorphia and cosmetic surgery 
  • The influence of toxic gym, diet culture and 'bigorexia'
  • How false beliefs influence behaviour 
  • Dating with body dysmorphia, and more

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