The Emotional Curriculum

S05 E03 - The Experiences of Body Dysmorphic Disorder in Adolescents

November 07, 2021 Dr Sarah Taylor-Whiteway Season 5 Episode 3
The Emotional Curriculum
S05 E03 - The Experiences of Body Dysmorphic Disorder in Adolescents
Show Notes

In this episode we speak to Dr Nicole Schnackenberg a Child, Community and Educational Psychologist, psychotherapist and trustee of the Body Dysmorphic Disorder Foundation.
We discuss what Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) is and the experiences of adolescents suffering from this condition.  We explore how BDD is related to relationships, shame and a sense of belonging and how we can support those showing difficulties to feel heard and supported by others.
To find out more about this subject:
 A parents guide to BDD
Guide for educational professionals
Practical Handbook of Eating Disorders
Young People's Experiences of BDD (Journal Article)
An Introduction to BDD (YouTube video)
Supporting Young People with BDD (YouTube video)
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Music: "Moodswing" by Poddington Bear
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