BDD Literature

Several useful books about BDD are now available for purchase online. Clicking on a book’s title will take you directly to its description page on

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Misc. Books And Treatment Manuals

The Broken Mirror: Understanding and Treating Body Dysmorphic Disorder
by Katharine A. Phillips

The Adonis Complex: How to Identify, Treat and Prevent Body Obsession in Men and Boys
by Harrison G. Pope, Katharine A. Phillips, and Roberto Olivardia

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Body Dysmorphic Disorder: A Treatment Manual
by Sabine Wilhelm, Katharine A Phillips, and Gail Steketee

Feeling Good about the Way You Look: A Program for Overcoming Body Image Problems
by Sabine Wilhelm

Overcoming Body Image Problems Including Body Dysmorphic Disorder: A Self-Help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques
by David Veale, Robert Willson, and Alex Clarke

Body Dysmorphic Disorder: A Treatment Manual
by David Veale and Fugen Neziroglu

Overcoming Body Dysmorphic Disorder: A Cognitive Behavioral Approach to Reclaiming Your Life
by Fugen Neziroglu, Sony Khemlani-Patel, and Melanie T. Santos

The Body Image Workbook: An Eight-Step Program for Learning to Like Your Looks
by Thomas F. Cash

The BDD Workbook: Overcome Body Dysmorphic Disorder and End Body Image Obsessions
by James Claiborne and Cherlene Pedrick

Autobiographies And Short Stories

A Moment Gone: Body Dysmorphic Disorder
by Stephen Westwood

Suicide Junkie
by Stephen Westwood

Body Dysmorphic Disorder – Memoir
by Stephen Westwood

My Vision in the Mirror: One Man’s Struggle With Body Dysmorphic Disorder
by Mark Postal