Brown Assessment of Beliefs Scale (BABS)

This is an observer rated scale used to determine strength of conviction of beliefs in BDD.

Eisen, J. L. , Phillips, K. A. , Baer, L. , Beer, D. A. , Atala, K. D. , & Rasmussen, S. A. (1998). The Brown Assessment of Beliefs Scale: reliability and validity. American journal of Psychiatry, 155, 102-108


Yale Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale (modified for BDD)

This is 12 item observer rated scale for rating severity of BDD.

Phillips, K. A. , Hollander, E. , Rasmussen, S. A. , Aronowitz, B. R. , DeCaria, C. , & Goodman, W. K. (1997). A severity rating scale for body dysmorphic disorder: development, reliability, and validity of a modified version of the Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale. Psychopharmacol Bull, 33, 17-22.


Cosmetic Procedure Screening Scale for BDD (COPS)

This is a 9 item self-report scale to screen for Body Dysmorphic Disorder in cosmetic procedure settings.

Veale, D, Ellison, N, Werner, T, Dodhia, R, Serfaty, M & Clarke, A. (2012) Development of a cosmetic procedure screening questionnaire (COPS) for Body Dysmorphic Disorder. Journal of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, 65:530-532 



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