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BIIDBody Integrity Identity Disorder (desire for elective impairment)
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In this paper, I will argue for the advantages of diagnosing Body Integrity Identity Disorder (BIID), especially if the individual wishes for self-amputation.
Among those conditions are apathy syndrome, body integrity identity disorder, complicated grief disorder, developmental trauma disorder, disorders of extreme stress NOS, fetal alcohol syndrome, Internet addiction, male-to-eunuch gender identity disorder, melancholia, parental alienation disorder, seasonal affective disorder, and sensory processing disorder.
It may sound like a scene from a transgender support group, but in Carlos Brooks's savvy thriller Quid Pro Quo, these people are suffering from body integrity identity disorder (BIID).