Body image and attitudes toward male roles in anabolic-androgenic steroid users.

  title={Body image and attitudes toward male roles in anabolic-androgenic steroid users.},
  author={Gen Kanayama and Steven Barry and James I Hudson and Harrison G Pope},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  volume={163 4},
OBJECTIVE The authors sought to expand on previous observations suggesting that body-image pathology is associated with illicit use of anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS). In particular, the authors compared current versus past AAS users and short-term versus long-term users in this respect. METHOD The authors assessed 89 heterosexual men who lifted weights regularly-48 AAS users and 41 nonusers-on measures of self-esteem, attitudes toward male roles, body image, eating-related attitudes and… 

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