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Ugly Me: My Life with Body Dysmorphia

Documentary exploring body dysmorphic disorder, a condition which causes people to believe they are extremely ugly, focusing on 29-year-old Liane as she undergoes treatment.

Documentary exploring body dysmorphic disorder, a condition which causes people to believe they are extremely ugly. The film follows 29-year-old Liane and her boyfriend Mitch over a year as Liane starts therapy to try and conquer this crippling condition. Each week Liane meets Professor David Veale, one of the world's leading experts on BDD, who attempts to undo some of her deeply entrenched habits, often leading to uncomfortable and revealing realisations.

The documentary also hears from a range of people who are in recovery from BDD. Talking movingly about their own personal experiences helps illuminate Liane's journey and reveals more about this illness.

59 minutes

Last on

Tue 12 Jun 2018 23:45

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  • 00:05

    Carl Doy With New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Carl Doy, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

    My Heart Will Go On

  • 00:36

    Backstreet Boys

    Everybody

Credits

Role Contributor
Executive Producer Sarah Waldron
Producer Marina Parker
Director Marina Parker

Broadcasts

  • Tue 12 Jun 2018 22:45
  • Tue 12 Jun 2018 23:40
  • Tue 12 Jun 2018 23:45

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