Patient Emotional and Psychological Safety

This guidance document proposes actions that JCCP Registrants might seek to undertake to assure themselves that someone is not experiencing Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) before they undertake treatment. The JCCP recognises that BDD forms a discreet aspect of the psychological wellness and morbidity spectrum, and practitioners should review this paper in that context. However, the JCCP’s increasing understanding of the vulnerable nature of many individuals seeking cosmetic procedures necessitates a renewed focus on this specific area of concern.

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