MUSCLE DYSMORPHIA

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is typically considered as a cognitive problem where an individual has a chronic dissatisfaction with their muscle and musculatiry, normally taking the opinion that their body is inadequate and undesirable. Otherwise known as bigorexia.

MUSCLE DYSMORPHIA: "Individuals who disagree with their body structure as being undesirable, even when they are fairly well proportioned are classed as suffering from muscle dysmorphia."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "MUSCLE DYSMORPHIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/muscle-dysmorphia/ (accessed October 6, 2022).

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