Books on Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Katharine A. Phillips, MD, director of the Body Dysmorphic Disorder Program at Rhode Island Hospital and professor of psychiatry and human behavior at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, has more than 260 scientific publications. Most of her publications are in scientific journals, some of which can be accessed for free at

Books by Katharine A. Phillips, MD:

  • Understanding Body Dysmorphic Disorder: An Essential Guide (2009)
  • Handbook on Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders. Phillips KA, Stein DJ (editors) (2015)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Body Dysmorphic Disorder: A Treatment Manual (2013)
  • The Broken Mirror: Understanding and Treating Body Dysmorphic Disorder (Revised and Expanded Edition, 2005; original edition, 1996)
  • Disorders of Body Image. Castle DJ, Phillips KA (editors) (2002)
  • Somatoform and Factitious Disorders Phillips KA (editor) (Review of Psychiatry Series, Volume 20, Number 3; Oldham JM and Riba MB, series editors) (2001)
  • The Adonis Complex: The Secret Crisis Of Male Body Obsession (2000)

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