Bigorexia is a phenomenon of the modern age. Most develop the disorder in their late teens. If you are concerned that you or someone you care about may have this form of body dysmorphic disorder, there are several symptoms to watch for. People diagnosed with bigorexia often:.
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Bigorexia / Muscle Dysmorphia
Muscle dysmorphia is an emerging condition that primarily affects male bodybuilders. Such individuals obsess about being inadequately muscular. Compulsions include spending hours in the gym, squandering excessive amounts of money on ineffectual sports supplements, abnormal eating patterns or even substance abuse. In this essay, I illustrate the features of muscle dysmorphia by employing the first-person account of a male bodybuilder afflicted by this condition. I briefly outline the history of bodybuilding and examine whether the growth of this sport is linked to a growing concern with body image amongst males.
Bigorexia: The Internal Mirror