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The Prevalence and Correlates of Eating Disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
Compulsive buying: a report of 20 cases.
- S. McElroy, P. Keck, H. Pope, J. M. Smith, S. Strakowski
- Medicine, PsychologyThe Journal of clinical psychiatry
Compulsive buying may cause significant psychological, interpersonal, and financial difficulties; may co-occur with other psychiatric disorders; may be treatable; and should be further studied as a mental disorder in its own right.
Muscle dysmorphia. An underrecognized form of body dysmorphic disorder.
Biceps and Body Image: The Relationship Between Muscularity and Self-Esteem, Depression, and Eating Disorder Symptoms.
The present study examined body image and associated psychological traits in 154 college men. The comprehensive battery of measures included a novel computerized test of body image perception, the…
The Adonis Complex: The Secret Crisis of Male Body Obsession
Combining case studies with scientific research, this book reveals a threat that is as serious as the beauty myth for women or anorexia nervosa for girls. Growing numbers of young men are taking the…
Muscle dysmorphia in male weightlifters: a case-control study.
- R. Olivardia, H. Pope, J. I. Hudson
- Medicine, PsychologyThe American journal of psychiatry
- 1 August 2000
Muscle dysmorphia appears to be a valid diagnostic entity, possibly related to a larger group of disorders, and is associated with striking and stereotypical features.
Body image perception among men in three countries.
The wide discrepancy between men's actual muscularity and their body ideals may help explain the apparent rise in disorders such as muscle dysmorphia and anabolic steroid abuse.
Psychiatric and medical effects of anabolic-androgenic steroid use. A controlled study of 160 athletes.
Major mood disturbances associated with anabolic-androgenic steroids may represent an important public health problem for athletes using steroids and sometimes for the victims of their irritability and aggression.
Anorexia nervosa and "reverse anorexia" among 108 male bodybuilders.
Evolving ideals of male body image as seen through action toys.
- H. Pope, R. Olivardia, A. Gruber, J. Borowiecki
- PsychologyThe International journal of eating disorders
- 1 July 1999
The physiques of male action toys--small plastic figures used by children in play--would provide some index of evolving American cultural ideals of male body image and suggest that cultural expectations may contribute to body image disorders in both sexes.