K A Phillips

Summary

Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Delusional versus nondelusional body dysmorphic disorder: clinical features and course of illness
    K A Phillips
    Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 40:95-104. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Psychosis in body dysmorphic disorder
    Katharine A Phillips
    Butler Hospital and the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 38:63-72. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Multidimensional body image comparisons among patients with eating disorders, body dysmorphic disorder, and clinical controls: a multisite study
    Joshua I Hrabosky
    Department of Psychiatry, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Body Image 6:155-63. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of body dysmorphic disorder and eating disorders: severity of psychopathology and body image disturbance
    Jessica S Ruffolo
    Butler Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 39:11-9. 2006
  5. pmc Insight in obsessive compulsive disorder and body dysmorphic disorder
    Jane L Eisen
    Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 45:10-5. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The Brown Assessment of Beliefs Scale: reliability and validity
    J L Eisen
    Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 155:102-8. 1998
  7. pmc Axis I comorbidity in body dysmorphic disorder
    John Gunstad
    Butler Hospital and the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 44:270-6. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of pharmacotherapy for body dysmorphic disorder: a chart-review study
    K A Phillips
    Butler Hospital and the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:721-7. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Patterns of personality pathology in patients with generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder with and without agoraphobia, and social phobia
    I R Dyck
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Butler Hospital Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Pers Disord 15:60-71. 2001
  10. pmc Predictors of remission from body dysmorphic disorder: a prospective study
    Katharine A Phillips
    Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:564-7. 2005

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Publications81

  1. pmc Delusional versus nondelusional body dysmorphic disorder: clinical features and course of illness
    K A Phillips
    Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 40:95-104. 2006
    ..Additional studies are needed to examine this issue, which may have relevance for other disorders with both delusional and nondelusional variants in DSM...
  2. ncbi request reprint Psychosis in body dysmorphic disorder
    Katharine A Phillips
    Butler Hospital and the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 38:63-72. 2004
    ..Further research is needed to better understand these classification issues, which likely have treatment implications...
  3. doi request reprint Multidimensional body image comparisons among patients with eating disorders, body dysmorphic disorder, and clinical controls: a multisite study
    Joshua I Hrabosky
    Department of Psychiatry, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Body Image 6:155-63. 2009
    ..The study's empirical and clinical implications are considered...
  4. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of body dysmorphic disorder and eating disorders: severity of psychopathology and body image disturbance
    Jessica S Ruffolo
    Butler Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 39:11-9. 2006
    ..The current study examined comorbidity and clinical correlates of eating disorders in a large sample of individuals with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD)...
  5. pmc Insight in obsessive compulsive disorder and body dysmorphic disorder
    Jane L Eisen
    Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 45:10-5. 2004
    ..Poorer insight was significantly positively correlated with more severe symptoms of the disorder only in the BDD group...
  6. ncbi request reprint The Brown Assessment of Beliefs Scale: reliability and validity
    J L Eisen
    Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 155:102-8. 1998
    ..The authors developed and evaluated the reliability and validity of the Brown Assessment of Beliefs Scale, a clinician-administered seven-item scale designed to assess delusions across a wide range of psychiatric disorders...
  7. pmc Axis I comorbidity in body dysmorphic disorder
    John Gunstad
    Butler Hospital and the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 44:270-6. 2003
    ..A greater number of comorbid disorders was associated with greater functional impairment and morbidity in a number of domains. Thus, axis I comorbidity is common in BDD patients and associated with significant functional impairment...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of pharmacotherapy for body dysmorphic disorder: a chart-review study
    K A Phillips
    Butler Hospital and the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:721-7. 2001
    ..Research on the pharmacotherapy of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is limited. No placebo-controlled, continuation, maintenance, or discontinuation studies have been published. Only one augmentation study has been published...
  9. ncbi request reprint Patterns of personality pathology in patients with generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder with and without agoraphobia, and social phobia
    I R Dyck
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Butler Hospital Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Pers Disord 15:60-71. 2001
    ..Whereas some of our findings confirm results from earlier studies, others are somewhat inconsistent with previous results and indicate the need for further investigation...
  10. pmc Predictors of remission from body dysmorphic disorder: a prospective study
    Katharine A Phillips
    Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 193:564-7. 2005
    ..Receipt of mental health treatment or nonmental health treatment (e.g., surgery, dermatologic treatment) during the follow-up year also did not predict remission from BDD...
  11. ncbi request reprint The relationship between comorbid personality disorders and treatment received in patients with anxiety disorders
    K A Phillips
    Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906
    J Pers Disord 15:157-67. 2001
    ..However, the presence of borderline personality disorder is associated with a greater likelihood of receiving, and receiving a greater number of, certain types of somatic and psychosocial treatments...
  12. ncbi request reprint Insight and treatment outcome in obsessive-compulsive disorder
    J L Eisen
    Butler Hospital and the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 42:494-7. 2001
    ..Degree of insight at baseline did not predict response to sertraline, i.e., patients with poor insight were just as likely to respond to sertraline as patients with good insight...
  13. pmc Suicidality in body dysmorphic disorder: a prospective study
    Katharine A Phillips
    Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1280-2. 2006
    ..However, no study, to the authors' knowledge, has prospectively examined suicidality in BDD...
  14. pmc Relationship of treatment delay with surgical defect size from keratinocyte carcinoma (basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma of the skin)
    Melody J Eide
    Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 124:308-14. 2005
    ..2; 95% CI 2.5-15.5). All but provider specialty were independent predictors of delay. Attention to processes of care delivery for KC may have a greater impact on morbidity than efforts are earlier detection by the public...
  15. pmc Tanning in body dysmorphic disorder
    Katharine A Phillips
    Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Psychiatr Q 77:129-38. 2006
    ..Tanners were more likely than non-tanners to compulsively pick their skin. In conclusion, tanning--a behavior with well-known health risks--is a relatively frequent BDD-related behavior...
  16. ncbi request reprint What physicians need to know about body dysmorphic disorder
    Katharine A Phillips
    Body Dysmorphic Disorder and Body Image Program, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Med Health R I 89:175-7. 2006
  17. pmc Body dysmorphic disorder and other clinically significant body image concerns in adolescent psychiatric inpatients: prevalence and clinical characteristics
    Jennifer Dyl
    Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 36:369-82. 2006
    ..Adolescents with eating disorders were expected to have higher levels of depression, anxiety, and trauma-related symptoms. Trauma-related symptoms were also examined in relation to BDD, in the absence of specific hypotheses...
  18. pmc A 12-month follow-up study of the course of body dysmorphic disorder
    Katharine A Phillips
    Butler Hospital, Decision Sciences Institute, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 163:907-12. 2006
    ..This study investigated the course of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), a relatively common and severe disorder, in the first prospective follow-up study, to the authors' knowledge...
  19. pmc An open-label study of escitalopram in body dysmorphic disorder
    Katharine A Phillips
    Butler Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 21:177-9. 2006
    ..3% were much improved. Depressive symptoms, delusionality, functioning and quality of life also significantly improved. Escitalopram was well tolerated. These preliminary data suggest that escitalopram is safe and efficacious for BDD...
  20. pmc Clinical features of body dysmorphic disorder in adolescents and adults
    Katharine A Phillips
    Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Psychiatry Res 141:305-14. 2006
    ..Thus, adolescents with BDD have high levels of distress and rates of functional impairment, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts. BDD's clinical features in adolescents appear largely similar to those in adults...
  21. pmc Gender similarities and differences in 200 individuals with body dysmorphic disorder
    Katharine A Phillips
    Body Dysmorphic Disorder and Body Image Program, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 47:77-87. 2006
    ..In this study, we examined gender similarities and differences in the broadest sample in which this topic has been examined...
  22. pmc Associations in the longitudinal course of body dysmorphic disorder with major depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and social phobia
    Katharine A Phillips
    Body Dysmorphic Disorder Program, Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906, United States
    J Psychiatr Res 40:360-9. 2006
    ..Additional studies are needed to elucidate the nature of BDD's relationship to commonly co-occurring disorders, as this issue has important theoretical and clinical implications...
  23. pmc Nonpsychiatric medical treatment of body dysmorphic disorder
    Canice E Crerand
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pesnnsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, and the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Psychosomatics 46:549-55. 2005
    ..Twelve percent of the subjects received isotretinoin. Such treatment rarely improved body dysmorphic disorder. Thus, nonpsychiatric medical treatments do not appear effective in its treatment...
  24. pmc Body dysmorphic disorder
    Andri S Bjornsson
    Rhode Island Hospital and Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Dialogues Clin Neurosci 12:221-32. 2010
    ..Finally, we discuss treatment approaches that appear efficacious for BDD, with a focus on serotonin-reuptake inhibitors and cognitive-behavioral therapy...
  25. pmc Clinical features and correlates of major depressive disorder in individuals with body dysmorphic disorder
    Katharine A Phillips
    Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906, United States
    J Affect Disord 97:129-35. 2007
    ..Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) and major depressive disorder (MDD) appear highly comorbid. However, MDD in individuals with BDD has received little investigation...
  26. doi request reprint Body dysmorphic disorder: some key issues for DSM-V
    Katharine A Phillips
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Depress Anxiety 27:573-91. 2010
    ..The issue of how BDD's delusional variant should be classified in DSM-V is briefly discussed and will be addressed more extensively in a separate article...
  27. doi request reprint Social anxiety and its relationship to functional impairment in body dysmorphic disorder
    Megan M Kelly
    Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, 200 Springs Road, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Behav Ther 41:143-53. 2010
    ..These results suggest that certain aspects of social anxiety, especially social fear and avoidance, may be significant contributing factors to functional impairment in individuals with BDD...
  28. doi request reprint Body image in patients with body dysmorphic disorder: evaluations of and investment in appearance, health/illness, and fitness
    Elizabeth R Didie
    Butler Hospital and the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, United States
    Body Image 7:66-9. 2010
    ..However, compared with population females, females with BDD were less alert to being ill. These findings suggest that patients with BDD differ from population norms in a number of important aspects of body image...
  29. doi request reprint Should an obsessive-compulsive spectrum grouping of disorders be included in DSM-V?
    Katharine A Phillips
    Rhode Island Hospital, Butler Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island
    Depress Anxiety 27:528-55. 2010
    ..quot; These preliminary recommendations must be evaluated in light of recommendations for, and constraints upon, the overall structure of DSM-V...
  30. pmc A prospective pilot study of levetiracetam for body dysmorphic disorder
    Katharine A Phillips
    Body Dysmorphic Disorder Program, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    CNS Spectr 14:252-60. 2009
    ..Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is an often severe disorder, but few treatment studies have been conducted...
  31. pmc Suicidality in a placebo-controlled fluoxetine study of body dysmorphic disorder
    Katharine A Phillips
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Butler Hospital, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 24:26-8. 2009
    ..In summary, fluoxetine and placebo did not significantly differ with regard to emergence of suicidality. Among the entire sample, fluoxetine appeared to exert a protective effect against suicidality worsening...
  32. doi request reprint Occupational functioning and impairment in adults with body dysmorphic disorder
    Elizabeth R Didie
    Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 49:561-9. 2008
    ....
  33. pmc Body dysmorphic disorder: treating an underrecognized disorder
    Katharine A Phillips
    Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 165:1111-8. 2008
  34. pmc Functional impairment in body dysmorphic disorder: a prospective, follow-up study
    Katharine A Phillips
    Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 42:701-7. 2008
    ..In conclusion, psychosocial functioning was poor over time, and few subjects attained functional remission. Greater BDD severity predicted poorer functioning...
  35. pmc Treating body dysmorphic disorder with medication: evidence, misconceptions, and a suggested approach
    Katharine A Phillips
    Butler Hospital and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Body Image 5:13-27. 2008
    ..Finally, some misconceptions about pharmacotherapy, gaps in knowledge about BDD's treatment, and the need for additional research are discussed...
  36. ncbi request reprint The relationship of body dysmorphic disorder and eating disorders to obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Katharine A Phillips
    Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    CNS Spectr 12:347-58. 2007
    ..Additional research is needed on the relationship of BDD and eating disorders to OCD, including studies that directly compare them to OCD in a variety of domains, including phenomenology, family history, neurobiology, and etiology...
  37. pmc Pharmacotherapy for body dysmorphic disorder: treatment received and illness severity
    Katharine A Phillips
    Butler Hospital, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 18:251-7. 2006
    ..Research on pharmacotherapy received by individuals with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), a relatively common and impairing disorder, is very limited...
  38. pmc Social functioning in body dysmorphic disorder: assessment considerations
    Elizabeth R Didie
    Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI, 02906, USA
    Psychiatr Q 77:223-9. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that the SAS-SR may underestimate social impairment. This underestimation may pertain to other domains of functioning, other disorders, and certain other functioning and quality of life measures...
  39. pmc Obsessive-compulsive disorder versus body dysmorphic disorder: a comparison study of two possibly related disorders
    Katharine A Phillips
    Butler Hospital, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Depress Anxiety 24:399-409. 2007
    ..In summary, OCD and BDD did not significantly differ on many variables but did have some clinically important differences. These findings have implications for clinicians and for the classification of these disorders...
  40. pmc Psychosocial functioning and quality of life in body dysmorphic disorder
    Katharine A Phillips
    Butler Hospital, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 46:254-60. 2005
    ..In addition, they suggest that treatment should aim at improving functioning and quality of life in addition to relieving symptoms...
  41. pmc Change in psychosocial functioning and quality of life of patients with body dysmorphic disorder treated with fluoxetine: a placebo-controlled study
    Katharine A Phillips
    Butler Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Psychosomatics 45:438-44. 2004
    ..Decrease in the severity of body dysmorphic disorder, as measured by the Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale Modified for Body Dysmorphic Disorder, was significantly correlated with improvement in functioning and quality of life...
  42. pmc Depression, anxiety, anger, and somatic symptoms in patients with body dysmorphic disorder
    Katharine A Phillips
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Psychiatr Q 75:309-20. 2004
    ..All of these symptoms significantly improved with fluvoxamine...
  43. pmc Is anorexia nervosa a subtype of body dysmorphic disorder? Probably not, but read on
    Jon E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School Butler Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 12:123-6. 2004
  44. pmc Substance use disorders in individuals with body dysmorphic disorder
    Jon E Grant
    Butler Hospital and the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:309-16; quiz 404-5. 2005
    ..Little is known about substance use disorders (SUDs) in individuals with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD). Although studies have examined SUD comorbidity in BDD, no previous studies have examined clinical correlates of SUD comorbidity...
  45. ncbi request reprint A randomized placebo-controlled trial of fluoxetine in body dysmorphic disorder
    Katharine A Phillips
    Butler Hospital and Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:381-8. 2002
    ..Available data suggest that this disorder may respond to serotonin reuptake inhibitors. However, no placebo-controlled treatment studies of BDD have been published...
  46. pmc The obsessive-compulsive spectrums
    Katharine A Phillips
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine, Body Dysmorphic Disorder Program, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 25:791-809. 2002
    ..They may prove more consistent with empirical evidence and ultimately may be shown to better reflect these disorders' pathogenesis. Importantly, they also may be more useful and valid guides for clinical practice...
  47. ncbi request reprint An open-label study of citalopram in body dysmorphic disorder
    Katharine A Phillips
    Butler Hospital and the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:715-20. 2003
    ..In addition, there are no published reports on change in quality of life and multiple domains of psychosocial functioning with pharmacologic treatment for patients with BDD...
  48. pmc Placebo-controlled study of pimozide augmentation of fluoxetine in body dysmorphic disorder
    Katharine A Phillips
    Brown Medical School and Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:377-9. 2005
    ..However, placebo-controlled studies of augmentation of SRIs have not been done. Furthermore, although 40%-50% of patients are delusional, studies of antipsychotic medications have not been done...
  49. ncbi request reprint Suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in body dysmorphic disorder
    Katharine A Phillips
    Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 66:717-25. 2005
    ..Because suicidality in body dys-morphic disorder (BDD) has received little investigation, this study examined rates, correlates, predictors, and other aspects of suicidal ideation and suicide attempts in this disorder...
  50. pmc Demographic characteristics, phenomenology, comorbidity, and family history in 200 individuals with body dysmorphic disorder
    Katharine A Phillips
    Body Image Program, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Psychosomatics 46:317-25. 2005
    ..There were far more similarities than differences between the currently treated and untreated subjects, although the treated subjects displayed better insight and had more comorbidity...
  51. pmc A retrospective follow-up study of body dysmorphic disorder
    Katharine A Phillips
    Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 46:315-21. 2005
    ..Although research on body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is increasing, no follow-up studies of this disorder's course of illness have been published...
  52. pmc Body dysmorphic disorder: a guide for primary care physicians
    Katharine A Phillips
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Prim Care 29:99-111, vii. 2002
    ....
  53. pmc The clinical course of body dysmorphic disorder in the Harvard/Brown Anxiety Research Project (HARP)
    Andri S Bjornsson
    Rhode Island Hospital, Coro Center West, 1 Hoppin St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 199:55-7. 2011
    ..14 over the 8 years. In conclusion, among individuals ascertained for anxiety disorders, the probability of recovering from BDD was relatively high and probability of BDD recurrence was low...
  54. ncbi request reprint Surgical and nonpsychiatric medical treatment of patients with body dysmorphic disorder
    K A Phillips
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    Psychosomatics 42:504-10. 2001
    ..2%). These treatments rarely improved BDD symptoms. Results were similar in children/adolescents. These findings indicate that a majority of patients with BDD receive nonpsychiatric treatment but tend to respond poorly...
  55. ncbi request reprint A screening questionnaire for body dysmorphic disorder in a cosmetic dermatologic surgery practice
    R G Dufresne
    Department of Dermatology and Butler Hospital and Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Dermatol Surg 27:457-62. 2001
    ..88. CONCLUSIONS: This brief questionnaire was a highly effective screening tool for body dysmorphic disorder in a cosmetic dermatology setting. Use of this questionnaire may help identify patients with this syndrome...
  56. doi request reprint A 4-year prospective observational follow-up study of course and predictors of course in body dysmorphic disorder
    K A Phillips
    Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Psychol Med 43:1109-17. 2013
    ..Cox proportional hazards regression examined predictors of remission and relapse...
  57. ncbi request reprint Delusionality and response to open-label fluvoxamine in body dysmorphic disorder
    K A Phillips
    Butler Hospital and the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence RI 02906, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:87-91. 2001
    ..These findings are preliminary and require confirmation in controlled trials. The implications of these findings for other types of delusions requires investigation...
  58. ncbi request reprint Body dysmorphic disorder and depression: theoretical considerations and treatment strategies
    K A Phillips
    Ambulatory Services, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Psychiatr Q 70:313-31. 1999
    ..This paper discusses the relationship between BDD and depression and discusses practical strategies for recognizing and treating BDD and depressive symptoms in patients with depression...
  59. pmc Prevalence and clinical characteristics of body dysmorphic disorder in an adult inpatient setting
    Michelle Conroy
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 30:67-72. 2008
    ..We determined BDD's prevalence and clinical features on a general adult psychiatric inpatient unit. To our knowledge, only one previous prevalence study has been done in this setting...
  60. ncbi request reprint Body dysmorphic disorder. A guide for dermatologists and cosmetic surgeons
    K A Phillips
    Butler Hospital, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Am J Clin Dermatol 1:235-43. 2000
    ....
  61. pmc Childhood abuse and neglect in body dysmorphic disorder
    Elizabeth R Didie
    Butler Hospital, 345 Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 30:1105-15. 2006
    ..No published studies have examined childhood abuse and neglect in body dysmorphic disorder (BDD). This study examined the prevalence and clinical correlates of abuse and neglect in individuals with this disorder...
  62. pmc Pathological skin picking in individuals with body dysmorphic disorder
    Jon E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 28:487-93. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the prevalence and clinical correlates of pathological skin picking (PSP) in a large sample of individuals with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD)...
  63. ncbi request reprint Current concepts in body dysmorphic disorder
    Deirdre H Carroll
    Yale Child Study Center, Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, CT 06520 7900, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 16:72-9. 2002
    ..This article reviews current literature on BDD, including the similarities between BDD and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), current assessment and treatment strategies, and implications for clinical practice and future research...
  64. pmc Correlates of dysmorphic concern in people seeking cosmetic enhancement
    David J Castle
    Mental Health Research Institute and Universiity of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:439-44. 2004
    ..To determine the clinical correlates of dysmorphic concern in persons seeking cosmetic enhancement from cosmetic physicians...
  65. pmc Recognizing and treating body dysmorphic disorder
    Jon E Grant
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 17:205-10. 2005
    ..Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a relatively common and often-disabling obsessive compulsive spectrum disorder that often goes unrecognized in clinical practice...
  66. pmc Olanzapine augmentation of fluoxetine in body dysmorphic disorder
    Katharine A Phillips
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1022-3. 2005
  67. pmc Obsessive-compulsive spectrum of disorders: a defensible construct?
    David J Castle
    Mental Health Research Institute and University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:114-20. 2006
    ..To explore critically whether there is a robust basis for the concept of an obsessive-compulsive (OC) spectrum of disorders, and if so, which disorders should be included...
  68. pmc Assessment of insight into delusional beliefs in schizophrenia using the Brown Assessment of Beliefs Scale
    Gary B Kaplan
    Schizophr Res 82:279-81. 2006
  69. pmc Body dysmorphic disorder and social phobia: cross-sectional and prospective data
    Meredith E Coles
    Department of Psychology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York 13902 6000, USA
    Depress Anxiety 23:26-33. 2006
    ..64, P = .18). In summary, these findings, including elevated rates of SP in patients with BDD, highlight a need for additional research on the relationship between BDD and SP...
  70. pmc "My Face Is My Fate": biological and psychosocial approaches to the treatment of a woman with obsessions and delusions
    Daphne J Holt
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 11:142-54. 2003
  71. pmc Does cosmetic surgery improve psychosocial wellbeing?
    David J Castle
    Mental Health Research Institute, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic
    Med J Aust 176:601-4. 2002
    ..Some people are never satisfied with cosmetic interventions, despite good procedural outcomes. Some of these have a psychiatric disorder called "body dysmorphic disorder"...
  72. pmc Weight concerns in individuals with body dysmorphic disorder
    Jennifer E Kittler
    E P Bradley Hospital, 1011 Veterans Memorial Parkway, East Providence, RI 02915, USA
    Eat Behav 8:115-20. 2007
    ..To determine the prevalence of weight concerns in individuals with BDD, and to examine similarities and differences between those with and those without weight concerns...
  73. pmc Impact of helping behaviors on the course of substance-use disorders in individuals with body dysmorphic disorder
    Maria E Pagano
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Child Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 5080, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:291-5. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine prospectively the relationship between helping behaviors and the likelihood of SUD and BDD remission...
  74. ncbi request reprint Personality disorders and time to remission in generalized anxiety disorder, social phobia, and panic disorder
    Ann O Massion
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave N, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 59:434-40. 2002
    ..This investigation assessed the effect of personality disorders (PersDs) on time to remission in patients with generalized anxiety disorder, social phobia, or panic disorder...
  75. pmc Body dysmorphic disorder in an adolescent girl
    Karyn Horowitz
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons New York State Psychiatric Institute, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:1503-9. 2002
  76. ncbi request reprint Body dysmorphic disorder in outpatients with major depression
    Andrew A Nierenberg
    Depression Research Program, Clinical Psychopharmacology Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and The Consolidated Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Affect Disord 69:141-8. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the rate of BDD in a cohort of consecutive outpatients with typical and atypical major depressive disorder...
  77. pmc A review of psychosocial outcomes for patients seeking cosmetic surgery
    Roberta J Honigman
    School of Social Work and the Mental Health Research Institute, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Plast Reconstr Surg 113:1229-37. 2004
    ..The authors conclude that although most people appear satisfied with the outcome of cosmetic surgical procedures, some are not, and attempts should be made to screen for such individuals in cosmetic surgery settings...
  78. ncbi request reprint Tanning in body dysmorphic disorder
    Jennifer Hunter-Yates
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:S107-9. 2007
  79. ncbi request reprint Re: "Mortality among Canadian women with cosmetic breast implants"
    Elizabeth R Didie
    Am J Epidemiol 165:846; author reply 846-7. 2007
  80. pmc Body dysmorphic disorder and art background
    Katharine A Phillips
    Am J Psychiatry 161:927-8. 2004
  81. ncbi request reprint A preliminary morphometric magnetic resonance imaging study of regional brain volumes in body dysmorphic disorder
    Scott L Rauch
    Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Building 149, 139th Street, 9th Floor, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Psychiatry Res 122:13-9. 2003
    ..the comparison group. Findings with respect to the caudate nucleus are consistent with both the conceptualization of BDD as an obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorder, and the 'striatal topography model' of obsessive-compulsive disorders...