Unformatted text preview: • Shared a need to exercise every day, shame about their body image, feelings of being too fat, dislike of their bodies, and often, lifetime histories of anxiety and depression. • Both often risk self destruction • Be able to describe sources of the obsession. • Biologically based component • inherit a chemical predisposition to developing obsessive-compulsive symptoms • Psychological • obsessive and compulsive behavior stems, in part at least, from one's experiences growing up, such as being teased • Society • plays a powerful and increasing role, by constantly broadcasting messages that “real man” have big muscles • What are some of the effects of using steroids?...
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- Spring '07
- Body dysmorphic disorder, muscle dysmorphia, Adonis complex affect