We have read the article “Development of a Cosmetic Procedure Screening Questionnaire (COPS) for Body Dysmorphic Disorder”
1with great interest. We congratulate the authors for addressing such an interesting and important topic.
- Veale D.
- Ellison N.
- Werner T.G.
- et al.
Development of a cosmetic procedure Screening questionnaire (COPS) for body dysmorphic disorder.
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2012; 65: 530-532
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Published online: August 02, 2012
© 2012 British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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- Cosmetic procedures screening (COPS)Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic SurgeryVol. 65Issue 12
- PreviewI should like to thank Dr Riml and Professor Kompatscher for their interest in our study.1 I would like to emphasize that the COPS is designed as a screening instrument for body dysmorphic disorder and as an outcome measure after any intervention. If someone scores 40 or above and he or she has a feature which is not that noticeable or abnormal then it is advisable to conduct a more detailed assessment to establish a diagnosis of BDD. A structured diagnostic interview for BDD might include: