'Millions of people suffer from body image concerns. Some are paralyzed by them. Here, Dr. Sabine Wilhelm offers a systematic, scientifically based program of self-treatment. For many, this will be a welcome alternative to expensive professional therapy.' "- Harrison G. Pope Jr., MD, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; coauthor of The Adonis Complex"" " 'Until now, very little self-help material was available on body dysmorphic disorder, a distressing condition that can lead sufferers to depression, unneccesary cosmetic surgery, and even suicide. If you are struggling with body image problems or care for someone who is, this excellent book offers very helpful guidance.' -" David Veale, MD, FRCPsych, Consultant Psychiatrist in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, London, UK "
About the Author
Sabine Wilhelm, PhD, founder and director of the Body Dysmorphic Disorder Clinic (BDD) and Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital, is Associate Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. She is internationally recognized as a leading researcher in BDD, a distressing level of dissatisfaction with one's body, and is the principal investigator of two studies investigating treatments for the disorder funded by the National Institute of Mental Health. She lives with her family near Boston.