Body Dysmorphic Disorder Statistics

(Also Known As: Body Dysmorphia Statistics, Bdd Statistics, Dysmorphic Syndrome Statistics, Somatoform Disorder Statistics, Dysmorphophobia Statistics, Body Dismorphia Statistics)

(Reviewed by: Paul Peterson, Licensed Therapist)

Statistics on Body Dysmorphic Disorder

  • In a 2001 cross-cultural study on Body Dysmorphic Disorder among American and German students, researchers found that about 4% met the criteria for the DSM-IV diagnosis. 11
  • In women between the ages 36 and 44, the prevalence of Body Dysmorphic Disorder was found to be 0.7%. 12 Body Dysmorphic Disorder affects people of all ages, race, ethnicity and gender. About 51% of the people suffering from this disorder are men. Reported rates in cosmetic surgery settings range from 6% to 15%.

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