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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?: Not about attention

There are many people who assume that our desire is about getting more attention. It seems an easy assumption to make. In fact, even some of us thought that a need for attention was a major part of our need.

The thing is, to paraphrase someone on a forum, "I'd rather be paralysed and in a ..→

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.

New BIID Study

Dr. Michael First is conducting a new study about Body Integrity Identity Disorder and is seeking participation from individuals who have BIID. Please read more about it and PARTICIPATE

On our site

  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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