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Saturday, July 19 • 2:00pm - 3:45pm
New Research Findings on Body Dysmorphic Disorder

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This symposium will present new research findings on body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), a common and often severe disorder. Topics will include anger, aggression, and violent behavior in BDD, brain connectivity in BDD versus anorexia nervosa, BDD in children with and without comorbid psychiatric disorders in Argentina, and the development of CBT for individuals with BDD by proxy. The workshop will conclude with a discussion of the clinical and research implications of each topic. 


Katharine Phillips, MD

Dr. Katharine Phillips is Professor of Psychiatry, Brown University, Senior Research Scientist, and Director, Body Dysmorphic Disorder Program, Rhode Island Hospital. She is an internationally recognized researcher and expert on body dysmorphic disorder, with expertise on OCD and other disorders. Dr. Phillips has more than 290 publications and has authored or edited ten books. She is on the scientific advisory boards of the Anxiety... Read More →
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Sabine Wilhelm, PhD

Chief of Psychology; Professor of Psychology, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Dr. Sabine Wilhelm is a Professor of Psychology (Psychiatry) at the Harvard Medical School. She is the Chief of Psychology and the Director of the Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders Program at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). She is Co-Director of the MGH Tourette Syndrome Center of Excellence. Dr. Wilhelm is recognized as a leading researcher in tic disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and body dysmorphic... Read More →

Saturday July 19, 2014 2:00pm - 3:45pm
Constellation I, Plaza Level

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