Female Cosmetic Genital Surgery: Concepts, Classification and Techniques

Dr. Hamori's book is now available from Thieme Medical Publishers and amazon.comFemale Cosmetic Genital Surgery:Concepts, classification and techniques (by Christine A. Hamori, Paul E. Banwell and Red Alinsod) provides a comprehensive guidance for surgeons who perform genital cosmetic treatments for their female patients. It is an invaluable resource with 350 color photos and surgical illustrations, videos and more, with the objective of achieving the best possible outcomes.From the Preface, Dr. Hamori writes …" During the late 1990s, when I was fresh out of my plastic surgery residency, I met a young woman who requested a reduction of her labia minora. She felt uncomfortable in her clothes and was embarrassed to be intimate. My first thought was that she must have a body dysmorphic disorder … After I examined her, I understood her concern. Her labia minora were large and protrusive. "" I agreed to perform labiaplasty, and I fully disclosed to the patient that this would be the first time I had performed such a surgery. She consented, and I searched the literature for guidance. There only existed a small paragraph on the procedure in McCarthy ’s Plastic Surgery, as well as a handful of case reports about severe hypertrophy of the labia. "" Fast forward [two decades], and now I have more than 400 labiaplasties under my belt (forgive the pun), driven in part by a shift toward nude pubic grooming. I was delighted when I was approached...
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ConclusionsPerfectionism and selective attention predicted dysmorphic concern, which may serve to inform the development of future dot ‐probe paradigms and early intervention programs targeting at‐risk populations endorsing clinically significant dysmorphic concerns.
Source: Australian Psychologist - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
ConclusionsBoth appear to be reliable and valid measures that should predominantly be employed as continuous measures of body image preoccupation.
Source: Clinical Psychologist - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
We examined predictors of CBT-related improvement, an important topic that has received very limited investigation. Treatment was delivered in weekly individual sessions over 18-22 weeks. Results indicated that greater motivation/readiness to change (University of Rhode Island Change Assessment Questionnaire), greater treatment expectancy (Treatment Credibility/Expectancy Questionnaire), and better baseline BDD-related insight (Brown Assessment of Beliefs Scale) significantly predicted better CBT response at posttreatment. Baseline BDD symptom severity and depression did not predict outcome, suggesting that even patients w...
Source: Behavior Therapy - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Behav Ther Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Patients who had undergone breast reconstruction after mastectomy reported better sexual function and body image and fewer depressive symptoms than patients who had undergone mastectomy alone. Sexual dysfunction was associated with the absence of a marital partner and a higher level of education and was more frequent in the mastectomy group.
Source: Clinics - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Both cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and psychotherapy improved symptoms of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) in a 2-site trial, although CBT more consistently improved symptom severity across both sites, found aJAMA Psychiatrystudy that compared the treatments. Supportive psychotherapy is most commonly prescribed for BDD though its effectiveness hasn ’t been tested.
Source: JAMA - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
This study provides preliminary evidence for self-oriented perfectionism being a risk factor for the development of BDD in youth. If replicated, these findings could highlight the potential value of targeting self-oriented perfectionism in prevention and early intervention programs for BDD.
Source: Journal of Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Having a hard time making the diagnosis clinically between these two. the delusion of bugs has caused enough impairment to cause the patient to change their day to day habits, give up on life, caused isolation despite multiple fumigations and derm visits. I can be more detailed if needed but i'll keep things like this for now. Per DSM V delusional disorder: " Apart from the impact of the delusion(s) or its ramifications, functioning is not markedly impaired, and behavior is not obviously... Body dysmorphic disorder vs delusional disorder somatic type (delusional infestation.)
Source: Student Doctor Network - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Psychiatry Source Type: forums
The Body Dysmorphic Disorder Questionnaire-Aesthetic Surgery (BDDQ-AS) is a validated questionnaire that is used as a screening tool for body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) in aesthetic rhinoplasty patients. The BD...
Source: Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Tags: Short report Source Type: research
DISCUSSION: BDD is present in adolescents admitted in inpatient psychiatric hospital with more female patients endorsing BDD versus their male counterparts. Patients with BDD are more likely to endorse more comorbid psychiatric issues such as anxiety, OCD, ADHD and substance abuse. PMID: 31074670 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Nordic Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Nord J Psychiatry Source Type: research
This study provides preliminary validation of the MY BODI, a self-report measure of BDD symptoms and symptom severity, using a response set aimed to facilitate more reliable reporting, which may identify risk for BDD, and symptoms of BDD. PMID: 31065951 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Child Psychiatry and Human Development - Category: Child Development Authors: Tags: Child Psychiatry Hum Dev Source Type: research
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