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Body

The principal part of anything as distinguished from its subordinate parts, as in the main part of an instrument. An individual, an organization, or an entity given legal recognition, such as a corporation or "body corporate." A compilation of laws known as a "body of laws."

body

(Collection), noun aggregation, assemblage, batch, colligation, community, company, compilation, congeries, conglomeration, entity, gathering, host, mass, multitude, plenum, polity, sodality, troupe, wholeness
Associated concepts: body corporate, body politic, governnental body, reviewing body

body

(Main part), noun core, corpus, essential part, figure, form, greater part, hub, main part, major part, principal part, shape, structure, substance
Associated concepts: body of an instrument

body

(Person), noun anatomy, cadaver, carcass, carrion, corporality, corporalness, corporeality, corpse, corpus, entity, human being, material existence, physical being, physique
Associated concepts: body attachment, body execution, body heirs
See also: aggregate, assemblage, assembly, band, bulk, character, committee, community, compact, confederacy, configuration, content, cornerstone, corporation, corpse, corpus, entity, form, generality, individual, majority, mass, materiality, party, society, structure, substance, weight

BODY. A person.
     2. In practice, when the sheriff returns cepi corpus to a capias, the plaintiff may obtain a rule, before special bail has been entered, to bring in the body and this must be done either by committing the defendant or entering special bail. See Dead Body.

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Muscle dysmorphia: An underrecognized form of body dysmorphic disorder.
It could be that it's a low number of providers who know how to do CBT for body dysmorphic disorder.
He had convinced psychiatrists that cutting off his leg was the only way to deal with his Body Dysmorphic Disorder - a syndrome where a person becomes obsessed with a feature of their body.
And our culture seems to support certain kinds of disorders, like body dysmorphic disorder, people having surgery after surgery to get themselves to look a certain way.
People with body dysmorphic disorder have a distorted perception of their own body shape, becoming preoccupied with an imagined defect or showing excessive concern about some minor anomaly.
According The Daily Telegraph, tests on 120 women before and after cosmetic surgery found that 8 per cent had body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), a rate four times higher than in the general population.
LOS ANGELES -- Significant numbers of patients with acne have debilitating symptoms normally associated with body dysmorphic disorder, Dr.
But despite rejecting Smith's bid, bosses at Abbey King's Park Hospital, Stirling, told him by letter they hoped for more research into body dysmorphic disorder (BDD).
The men had body dysmorphic disorder, a rare psychological condition in which sufferers focus on a perceived imperfection which overwhelms them and can lead to the feeling that the only option is for the limb to be removed.
The deeply personal lyrics of "With Light" address issues of depression; the song was composed in honor of a family member who has Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).
Trichotillomania has been associated with obsessive compulsive disorder, personality disorders, body dysmorphic disorder, schizophrenia, and mental retardation.
She was a victim of body dysmorphic disorder, a mental illness which makes sufferers believe part of them is sick.