Journal article

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

Abstract

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..

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