Male body image in Taiwan versus the West: Yanggang Zhiqi meets the Adonis complex.

@article{Yang2005MaleBI,
  title={Male body image in Taiwan versus the West: Yanggang Zhiqi meets the Adonis complex.},
  author={Chi-fu Jeffrey Yang and Peter B. Gray and Harrison Graham Pope},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={2005},
  volume={162 2},
  pages={263-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Body image disorders appear to be more prevalent in Western than non-Western men. Previous studies by the authors have shown that young Western men display unrealistic body ideals and that Western advertising seems to place an increasing value on the male body. The authors hypothesized that Taiwanese men would exhibit less dissatisfaction with their bodies than Western men and that Taiwanese advertising would place less value on the male body than Western media. METHOD The authors… CONTINUE READING
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