An investigation of eye movements in Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Research suggests that individuals with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) can have difficulties viewing certain images. To further understand this relationship, this study aims to investigate the eye movements of healthy individuals and those of individuals with BDD. Findings from this study will inform a future research study which will test the effectiveness of a novel treatment trial using a visual training program.
We are seeking both people with BDD and people with no psychological disorder.
To participate in the study, you must meet the following criteria:
- 18-65 years old
- preferred language of English
- no history of neurological or eye conditions.
Participation in this research study will involve the following activities conducted over a single session:
- clinical interview
- eye tracking tasks
- social cognition tasks.
Research will be conducted at Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn campus. It will take approximately 2.5-3 hours. All participants will be reimbursed $50 for their time and any travel expenses.