Insight in BDD is usually poor or absent. One study (n = 100) found that more than half the patients were delusional for a significant period of time, i.e. they were completely convinced that their view of the defect was accurate and they could not be convinced otherwise. (1J> Few patients before treatment have good insight. A majority have ideas or delusions of reference, believing that others take special notice of the supposed defect—for example, talk about it, stare at it, or mock it. Referential thinking can be a prominent aspect of the clinical picture and can significantly contribute to social isolation.

Funny Wiring Autism

Funny Wiring Autism

Autism is a developmental disorder that manifests itself in early childhood and affects the functioning of the brain, primarily in the areas of social interaction and communication. Children with autism look like other children but do not play or behave like other children. They must struggle daily to cope and connect with the world around them.

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