Men and body image: are males satisfied with their body weight?

@article{Drewnowski1987MenAB,
  title={Men and body image: are males satisfied with their body weight?},
  author={A. Drewnowski and D. K. Yee},
  journal={Psychosomatic Medicine},
  year={1987},
  volume={49},
  pages={626–634}
}
&NA; Dissatisfaction with body image is thought to be a key factor in the etiology of eating disorders among women. In contrast, men are reported to be generally satisfied with their body weight and body shape. The present survey study examined the relative desire for thinness or weight gain among 226 male and female freshman students. Most 18‐year‐old women (85%) wished to lose weight. Men expressed conflicting views regarding desire for thinness and were almost evenly split between those who… Expand
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