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For people known to be at higher risk of BDD (such as individuals with symptoms of depression, social phobia, alcohol or substance misuse, OCD or an eating disorder), or for people with mild disfigurements or blemishes who are seeking a cosmetic or dermatological procedure, healthcare professionals should routinely consider and explore the possibility of BDD. In the assessment of people at higher risk of BDD, these five questions should be asked to help identify individuals with BDD.
Checklist from the SAMHSA guideline for opioid addiction treatment with buprenorphine. Slightly modified to work as a checklist with binary elements.
“Powerful but fragile, hope is.” Nobody talks that way. And Yoda never said anything about hope, but if he did that’s how he would have said it. A 13-item checklist to strike back against despair.
Decision tool to help answer the question posed by The Monotones, Elvis Costello, The Clash, The Black Eyed Peas, Whitney Houston, The Bee Gees, Whitesnake, Stevie Wonder, and nearly every other human on the planet.
For people known to be at higher risk of OCD (such as individuals with symptoms of depression, anxiety, alcohol or substance misuse, BDD or an eating disorder), or for people attending dermatology clinics, healthcare professionals should routinely consider and explore the possibility of comorbid OCD by asking direct questions about possible symptoms such as these.
Somatic symptoms are the core features of many medical diseases, and they are used to evaluate the severity and course of illness.