A test of the tripartite influence model of disordered eating among men
Lauren M Schaefer, Rachel F Rodgers, J Kevin Thompson, Scott Griffiths
BODY IMAGE | ELSEVIER | Published : 2021
Studies of the Tripartite Influence Model conducted with female samples suggest that thinness-oriented pressures, internalization, and appearance comparisons may be risk factors for disordered eating. However, limited work has investigated this model among men utilizing measures specifically designed to assess both muscularity- and thinness-oriented processes, which characterize male body image concerns. To address this gap, the current study examined the Tripartite Influence Model of disordered eating among men using a battery of such measures. A convenience sample of 265 male undergraduates completed validated, self-report measures of disordered eating, muscularity- and thinness-oriented a..View full abstract
Awarded by National Institute of Mental Health
This work was supported by the National Institute of Mental Health (grant number T32 MH082761) .