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A.I. Health Assistant Causes for Negative Body - Image Opinion

The list below shows results from the use of our A.I. Health Assistant by Buoy users who experienced negative body-image opinion. This list does not constitute medical advice.

  1. 1.Body Dysmorphic Disorder

    Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a body-image disorder where a person is consistently preoccupied with an imagined or slight defect in their appearance. People with BDD can dislike any part of their body, although commonly they will focus on fault with their hair, skin, nose, chest, or stomach. BDD most often develops in teens and adolescents, with men and women affected equally.

    BDD can last for months to years, but will go away with proper counseling.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    hair loss, negative body-image opinion, acne, impaired social or occupational functioning, small penis
    Symptoms that always occur with body dysmorphic disorder:
    negative body-image opinion
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  2. 2.Depersonalization / Derealization Identity Disorder

    Depersonalization/Derealization Identity Disorder is when a person experiences unreality or detachment from one's mind, self or body or from one's surroundings.

    Progression is variable and highly personal.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    depersonalization or derealization, derealization, impaired social or occupational functioning, ringing in the ears, amnesia
    Symptoms that always occur with depersonalization/derealization identity disorder:
    depersonalization or derealization
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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  3. 3.Bulimia

    Bulimia Nervosa is an eating disorder. People suffering from this condition sometimes will eat huge amounts of food, and might take extreme steps such as making themselves vomit to avoid putting on weight.

    With appropriate treatment, recovery is very likely.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    anxiety, irritability, stomach bloating, trouble sleeping, difficulty concentrating
    Symptoms that always occur with bulimia:
    vomiting after binge eating
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  4. 4.Anorexia

    Eating disorders are serious behavioral problems. They can include severe overeating, or not consuming enough food to stay healthy. They also involve extreme concern about your shape or weight. Anorexia nervosa is a condition where people have an intense fear about how their body looks and how much they weigh, leading to severe caloric restriction.

    80% of people will get better with years of effective counseling and therapy.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    anxiety, irritability, difficulty concentrating, decreased sex drive, frequent mood swings
    Symptoms that always occur with anorexia:
    fear of gaining weight
    Symptoms that never occur with anorexia:
    heavy menstrual flow
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Negative Body - Image Opinion

  • Q.Do you have thoughts of hurting yourself?
  • Q.Do you have a family history of depression?
  • Q.Have you ever been diagnosed with a psychiatric issue, such as depression, bipolar, schizophrenia, or anxiety disorder?
  • Q.Do or did you suffer from alcohol abuse?

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Negative Body - Image Opinion Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced negative body-image opinion have also experienced:

    • 13% Depressed Mood
    • 6% Anxiety
    • 4% Fatigue
  • People who have experienced negative body-image opinion were most often matched with:

    • 40% Depersonalization / Derealization Identity Disorder
    • 30% Body Dysmorphic Disorder
    • 30% Bulimia
  • Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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