Few of the psychological problems pertaining to one's own appearance are mentioned here.

Body Dysmorphic Disorder: It is a psychiatric disorder associated with distressing preoccupation with imagined defect of one's own appearance. Is leads to typical behavior like mirror checking, excessive grooming, and camouflaging perceived defects. To treat this disorder high dose of serotonin reuptake inhibitors and cognitive behavioral therapy are useful.

Body Integrity Image Disorder: It is the extreme condition where sufferers experience the strong desire to amputate one or more healthy limbs or other parts of the body. The victims of this disorder are satisfied only after the elimination of the unwanted limb.

Muscle Dysmorphia (Bigorexia): It is the condition in which body is perceived as inadequately built. The sufferers will not remove their clothing in presence of others, out of imagined fear of being ridiculed.