'Isolation, Zoom calls amid coronavirus worsen body dysmorphic disorder symptoms for some'
Gwen Aviles has written a fantastic article for NBC News about the effect of the pandemic on the BDD Community.
'Despite the fact that both Joseph and Amal had isolated themselves on occasion before the pandemic, they found that the more time they spent inside during lockdowns, the more they felt trapped by their thoughts.
“I had less people to talk to and there was nothing else for me to concentrate on,” Amal said. “I was on social media a lot more, mostly Instagram, comparing myself to other girls and taking screenshots'
“In a way, me joining an English group to get support through the BDD Foundation when I live in the U.S. emphasizes the isolation caused by BDD and how difficult it can be to get access to resources,” - Joe
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