Elements of male body image: Prediction of depression, eating pathology and social sensitivity among gay men.

@article{Blashill2010ElementsOM,
  title={Elements of male body image: Prediction of depression, eating pathology and social sensitivity among gay men.},
  author={A. Blashill},
  journal={Body image},
  year={2010},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={
          310-6
        }
}
  • A. Blashill
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Body image
The aim of the current study was to assess the relative uniqueness of three components of male body image (i.e., muscle, body fat, and height dissatisfaction) in the prediction of indices of psychological distress (i.e., depression, eating restraint, eating concerns, and social sensitivity) among a community sample of 228 gay men. Results indicated that body fat dissatisfaction was predictive of all four criterion variables (controlling for muscle dissatisfaction). Conversely, muscle… Expand
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