Problem

Body dysmorphia

Nature:

Body dysmorphia is a condition in which people crave the removal of limbs.

Incidence:

In 1999, two men pleaded successfully with a Scottish surgeon to have their lower legs amputated. A quack doctor in the USA was indicted for murder after carrying out leg amputations on healthy men, who both died of gangrene.

Reduces:
Suicide
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
07.01.2020 – 17:19 CET