Muscle dysmorphia: current insights

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Tod, D.; Edwards, Christian; Cranswick, I.;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Dove Medical Press
  • Journal: Psychology Research and Behavior Management,volume 9,pages179-188 (issn: 1179-1578, eissn: 1179-1578)
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  • Subject: RC1200 | Industrial psychology | BF | Psychology | Psychology Research and Behavior Management | psychopathology | mental health | HF5548.7-5548.85 | Review | self-perceptions | BF1-990 | body image

David Tod1 Christian Edwards2 Ieuan Cranswick1 1School of Sport and Exercise Science, Faculty of Science, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, Merseyside, 2Institute of Sport and Exercise Science, University of Worcester, Worcester, Worcestershire, UK Abstract: ... View more
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