The Neurobiology of Body Dysmorphic Disorder

The Full of Beans Podcast by Hannah Hickinbotham

Episode notes

In this weeks episode, Han is joined by Dr Jamie Feusner. Jamie is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, and is the principal investigator in the Brain, Body & Perception Research Program. The clinical research at the Brain, Body & Perception Research Program aims to understand the brain's basis of perception, emotion, and reward across conditions involving body image, obsessions, and compulsions.

The main research topics of the Brain, Body & Perception Research Program are Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and Anorexia Nervosa (AN).

In this weeks episode we discuss:

  • What is BDD?

  • How Jamie got interested and started researching BDD.

  • The link between OCD, AN and BDD.

  • The brain region activation difference between  ... 

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