'I feel ashamed of my body...', what is body dysmorphia!


What Is Body Dysmorphia: Karan Johar recently talked about body dysmorphia. He is struggling with this disorder. Because of this, he is also facing mental issues. He is also getting help from doctors. Let us tell you what body dysmorphia is.


What is body dysmorphia? What does it mean? Is it a disorder or something else? Now you must be wondering why it is being mentioned. Director Karan Johar mentioned body dysmorphia in a recent interview. He told me why he wears oversized clothes. These days he is suffering from body dysmorphia disorder. Let us also give details about body dysmorphia.

While talking to Faye D'Souza, Karan Johar said that he has suffered from body dysmorphia. Due to this, he also took the help of doctors. Karan Johar also talked about being uncomfortable with his skin. He said, 'I have body dysmorphia. I even shy away from going to the pool. I don't know how this is happening. I have worked very hard to overcome this thing. I have tried a lot to fight all these things. I don't know how much success I have got. This is the reason why I wear oversized clothes all the time. Even though I have lost weight. I always keep fighting with it. I feel that I have become very fat. Because of this, I do not want to see my body.'

Karan Johar feels body shame.

Karan Johar said in this interview that when he is with his friends at the poolside, he always wears a robe. He said, 'When I was in the 8th class, nothing has changed since then. I feel body shame. It doesn't even matter what I have archived or not.'

What did Karan Johar say about intimacy?

Not only this, Karan Johar also said that he turns off the lights for intimacy because he has become so uncomfortable with himself. Currently, he is taking therapy for this. Due to this, he has also started having mental issues. Due to this, he also started getting panic attacks.

What is body dysmorphia?

Body dysmorphia is a mental health condition that makes a person uncomfortable about their physical appearance. The sufferer associates himself with obesity. There is also a lot of stress regarding dressing sense. This leads to mental issues and sometimes panic attacks. Along with this, there is also a lack of self-confidence.

Symptoms of body dysmorphia

1. Looking at oneself in the mirror again and again

2. Or some people get irritated after looking at the mirror

3. Keeping the body hidden

4. Exercising a lot 

5. Avoiding social activity

6. Asking about looks again and again

7. Lack of self-confidence

8. Feeling depressed and ashamed

Treatment of Body Dysmorphia

In case of such a problem, it is best to consult a psychologist. It can be cured only with the medicines and methods prescribed by them.