Year : 2013  |  Volume : 55  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 380--382

Body dysmorphic disorder: Borderline category between neurosis and psychosis


K Raman 
 Department of Psychiatry, Sri Ramachandra University, Porur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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K Raman
Department of Psychiatry, Sri Ramachandra University, Porur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
India

Body dysmorphic disorder is an under-recognised chronic problem, which is established as independent diagnostic entity. Its clinical features, co-morbidity, course, and prognosis have been studied in detail. But the issue of its psychotic and non-psychotic variants and the question of dimensional or categorical method of classifying this disorder still poses a diagnostic dilemma. This case report tries to highlight on this issue.


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Raman K. Body dysmorphic disorder: Borderline category between neurosis and psychosis.Indian J Psychiatry 2013;55:380-382


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Raman K. Body dysmorphic disorder: Borderline category between neurosis and psychosis. Indian J Psychiatry [serial online] 2013 [cited 2022 Dec 1 ];55:380-382
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