Demystifying Medicine Video

This video provides an in-depth look into body dysmorphic disorder (BDD). This video educates the general public about BDD and addresses questions such as who it affects and what does it looks like. The video also touches upon self-harm, possible treatments and resources in Canada that provide help with suicide and harm prevention.

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