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Getting shredded: Improving our understanding of muscle dysmorphia and related symptomology

Cooper, Marita

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Muscle dysmorphia (MD) is a syndrome characterised by a preoccupation with one’s perception of their inadequate muscularity and engagement in risky body change behaviours to enhance muscularity. Recent systematic reviews examining MD have reported insufficient empirical support for the diagnosis, a lack of reliability in current diagnostic criterion, and inadequate delineation of MD from existing diagnoses. Considering the importance of accurate...[Show more]

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Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/154284
DOI: 10.25911/5d514540e12fe

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