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Comparative Study To Asses The Prevalence Of Body Dysmorphic Disorder In Young Men And Women In Selected Area Of Dehradun, Uttrakhand

Ekta Upadhyay

Abstract :

Background- Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is a relatively common problem that is widely seen across all age groups, especially in the modern age of technology. It is characterized by overall dissatisfaction with ones physical appearance and unrealistic expectations with ones own body. This problematic condition retards the development of proper self-esteem, adversely affects the quality of life and often triggers suicidal tendencies. Objectives- 1. To find out the gender differences in body satisfaction through self-structured checklist. 2. To examine the self-esteem based on body perception in both genders separately through structured Rosenberg Self-esteem Scale. Material and methods- comparative research design is used in this study. It was conducted in Navada, Jogiwala, Dehradun, Uttarakhand. non-probability consecutive sampling technique was used to collect data from 50 samples 25 male and 25 female. Data collection was accomplished by using Self-structured Binary checklist, and Rosenberg self-esteem scale. Result- The finding shows that the test p value was significant 0.001.

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COMPARATIVE STUDY TO ASSES THE PREVALENCE OF BODY DYSMORPHIC DISORDER IN YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN IN SELECTED AREA OF DEHRADUN, UTTRAKHAND, Ekta Upadhyay, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PURE MEDICAL RESEARCH : Volume-8 | Issue-9 | September-2023

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