Muscle dysmorphia. An underrecognized form of body dysmorphic disorder.

@article{Pope1997MuscleDA,
  title={Muscle dysmorphia. An underrecognized form of body dysmorphic disorder.},
  author={Harrison G Pope and Amanda J. Gruber and Precilla Y. L. Choi and Roberto Olivardia and Katharine A. Phillips},
  journal={Psychosomatics},
  year={1997},
  volume={38 6},
  pages={
          548-57
        }
}
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