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The most complete source of information about Body Integrity Identity Disorder (BIID).

This site aims to inform people about a relatively unknown and misunderstood condition which leads people to need an impairment of some sort. The most often sought impairments are: amputation, paraplegia, blindness, deafness.

Have you seen?: Am I a devotee?

A personal perspective by Robert Vickers: I am a ‘devotee’ – of sorts.

It seems to me there are at least two distinctly different species of ‘devotee.’

1: As in my case, when by puberty I hadn't happened to become an LAK amputee, I started to fantasise that a girlfriend who was an amputee would be a suitable substitute. When I did not find such a girl, I started ..→

We offer information for people who have BIID, their family and friends, researchers, the press, and the general public. Our goal is to provide as complete an understanding of Body Integrity Identity Disorder as possible.

This site is about BIID, by people who have BIID, although we present the viewpoint and material of many other people. Transabled individuals understand their condition best, and are able to speak about Body Integrity Identity Disorder from personal experience rather than just from a theoritical understanding of it. That said, we hope that researchers and medical professionals will participate on the site.

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  1. Frequently Asked Questions
  2. Glossary
    1. People
    2. Acronyms
  3. Research papers, articles, etc
  4. Opinions
  5. BIID Experiences
  6. Links

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