A Guide To BID Language

BID: Body Integrity Dysphoria, previously referred to as Body Integrity Identity Disorder.

Dysphoria: The feeling of discomfort from having a body that isn't how it "should" be.

Sufferer Someone who has BID. Also referred to as pretender or wannabe.

Non-sufferer: Someone who does not have BID.

Simulating: The process of someone acting out their need when they do not have it physically. Also known as pretending or siming.

Need: The disability someone's BID makes them feel they should have.