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Young Peoples' Stigmatizing Attitudes and Beliefs about Anorexia Nervosa and Muscle Dysmorphia

Griffiths, Scott; Mond, Jonathan; Murray, Stuart B; Touyz, Stephen W


Objective The nature and extent of stigma toward individuals with anorexia nervosa and muscle dysmorphia remains underexplored. This study investigated attitudes and beliefs likely to be conducive to stigmatization of individuals with these conditions. Method Male and female undergraduate students (n = 361) read one of four vignettes describing a fictional male or female character with anorexia nervosa or muscle dysmorphia, after which they responded to a series of questions addressing...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Eating Disorders
DOI: 10.1002/eat.22220


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