Understanding body dysmorphia

Woman looking at herself in a mirror

Body dysmorphia is a mental health condition in which a person perceives their body to appear very differently than it does in reality. It’s much more than just being unhappy with the way that your body looks and it can cause serious problems for people in all areas of their lives. There is help and treatment available for people living with this condition, and no one needs to suffer in silence.

Please sign in or register to continue to view your health and wellbeing content.

  • If your employer has signed up to our online wellbeing services, you will enjoy unlimited access.

  • If your employer has not signed up to our online wellbeing services, you will be able to access two articles.

Sign in Register

If you wish to access further support please call our freephone helpline on 0808 801 0808 and speak to one of our advisors.

All of your personal information is completely confidential and is not shared with anyone, including your employer.