The Difference Between Gender dysphoria and Body Dysmorphia

The Difference Between Gender dysphoria and Body Dysmorphia

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Gender Dysphoria and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (Body Dysmorphia) are psychological conditions and terms that are often placed in conjunction with one another; while both are important and hard conditions to deal with, they are very different. The usage of these terms accompanies other errors often in the differentiation between sex and gender. Since these psychological phenomena are so prevalent in literature and the media, in order to understand those with gender dysphoria and body dysmorphia, we must look at the differences between the definitions of the two.