BiographyArie M. Winograd, M.A., L.M.F.T. is the founder and director of the Los Angeles Body Dysmorphic Disorder & Body Image Clinic. Having dedicated the majority of his professional career as a psychotherapist to treating individuals with the complex psychiatric condition termed body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), Mr. Winograd has worked extensively to diversify and expand treatment strategies while emphasizing interpersonal relationships as the epicenter of BDD treatment and recovery. Mr. Winograd's formal education includes a Bachelor of Arts from Carnegie Mellon University and a Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University, along with clinical training via the University of California, Los Angeles.
Published: Oct 01, 2005 by Current Psychiatry
Authors: Jamie Feusner, MD; Arie Winograd, MA, LMFT; Sanjaya Saxena, MD
A multimodal approach appears most effective for treating body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), the distressing disorder of imagined ugliness.
Published: Jan 27, 2001 by Journal of Clinical Psychiatry
Authors: Saxena S., Winograd A, Dunkin JJ, Maidment K, Rosen R, Vapnik T, Tarlow G, Bystritsky A
Although body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) has many features in common with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and is frequently comorbid with OCD, few studies have directly compared the 2 disorders. Although BDD and OCD respond to similar medications and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), their response to treatment has never been directly compared.