3 tips for doctors to help men with body image issues
Young men with body dissatisfaction are more likely to see a personal trainer than talk about their feelings with a GP, a study suggests.
They also see body image issues as a mainly female domain and seek professional help only as a “last resort”, according to the University of Queensland researchers.
“Participants described their belief that men were expected to ‘quit whining’, ‘drink a cup of concrete’ or ‘cop it on the chin’,” they write in Clinical Psychologist.
Previous studies have shown that body dissatisfaction in