1. Are you very worried about how you look?
If yes: Do you think about your appearance problems a lot and wish you could think about them less?
2. How much time per day on average do you spend thinking about how you look? Add up all the time you spend on this.
Less than 1 hour a day 1-3 hours a day More than 3 hours a day
3. Is your main concern with how you look that you aren't thin enough or that you might become too fat?
4. How has this problem with how you look affected your life?
a. Has it often upset you a lot?
b. Has it often gotten in the way of doing things with friends, your family, or dating?
c. Has it caused you any problems with school?
d. Are there things you avoid because of how you look?
You're likely to have BDD if you gave the following answers:
Question 1: Yes to both partsQuestion 2: Answer b or cQuestion 3: While a "yes" answer may indicate that BDD is present, it is possible that an eating disorder is a more accurate diagnosisQuestion 4: Yes to any of the questions
Please note that the above questions are intended to screen for BDD, not diagnose it; the answers indicated above can suggest that BDD is present but can't necessarily give a definitive diagnosis.