Total Cronbach’s alpha was The BDD-YBOCS had excellent inter-rater ( intra-class correlation coefficient [ICC] = ; p < ) and intra-rater reliability. The BDD-YBOCS is an observer rated scale to assess the severity of BDD The COPS is a self-report scale designed to screen for symptoms of BDD in. body dysmorphic disorder scale notes. The body dysmorphic disorder scale ( BDD-YBOCS) was developed by Katharine Phillips and colleagues (details at the .

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Of the subjects, met diagnostic criteria for current BDD, and 24 met criteria for past BDD at the time of intake into the study.

BDD is common, with a prevalence in the general population of 1. This absent insight delusional beliefs or poor insight may make the patient reluctant to accept the diagnosis of BDD, agree to receive recommended medication or cognitive behavioral therapy, or stay in treatment.

A severity rating scale for body dysmorphic disorder: Clues include BDD-related repetitive behaviors as well as BDD-related ideas and delusions of reference thinking that other people take special notice of the person or make fun of them because of how they look.

Patients and health professionals with experience in the management of BDD patients participated in the evaluation of this version. American Journal of Psychiatry, 1 It is especially important to inquire about BDD symptoms in mental health settings, substance abuse settings, and settings where cosmetic treatment is provided e. These 63 patients did not participate in the cultural adaptation phase. The BDD-D is a self-report scale can be used as an outcome measure during therapy. Brazilian Portuguese translation, cultural adaptation and validation.


Diagnosis and Clinical Assessment in BDD

The importance of assessing insight in BDD One of the major challenges in working with patients with BDD is that insight is usually absent or poor. The consensus version was adequately adapted to the linguistic context and care was taken to preserve all essential characteristics of the original instrument. The Appearance Anxiety Inventory. The first 10 items assess excessive preoccupation, obsessions, and compulsive behaviors brd with dissatisfaction with physical appearance.

January 27, ; Accepted: A cutoff point for symptom severity and the corresponding sensitivity and specificity were estimated by receiver operating characteristic ROC analysis.

When assessing insight dimensionally e.

Next, the consensus version was back-translated into English by two independent translators who did not have any knowledge about the original scale or purpose of the study. Development, use, and reliability. The interview was repeated three hours later on the same day by psychologist 2.

Reality monitoring in patients with body dysmorphic disorder. Subjects were obtained from a prospective, observational study of the course of BDD, which is described in greater detail elsewhere e. The Dysmorphic Concern Questionnaire: Suicidality in body dysmorphic disorder: Test-retest ICCs for individual item scores ranged from 0. However, this belief appears to be more related to an overvaluation of the defect than to a delusional perception.


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Thirty patients participated in the cultural adaptation of the scale. A consensus Brazilian Portuguese version of the scale was then obtained by combining elements from both translations. The scale dbd also be repeated during treatment and used as a measure of outcome. Distress associated with activities related to the body defect 0.

International Quality of Life Assessment. In addition, patients may lack health insurance or access to health care for other reasons.

Establishing content validity requires a defining standard against which the content of a measure is compared.

Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.