• Zoom and Photo Filters Blamed for Rise in Body Dysmorphic Disorder

    24 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    Experts warn of an increase in serious body dysmorphic disorders as a direct result of the daily digital connection with friends, colleagues, and educators in video chat as well as the explosive popularity of face-altering filters found on social media.
    According to the National Institutes of Health , body dysmorphic disorder is a disorder that consists of a distressing or impairing preoccupation with imagined or slight defects in appearance and is commonly considered to be an obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorder. It has been previously estimated that five to ten million Americans suffer...
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