What is muscle dysmorphia?

By Remie Jaggard Muscle dysmorphia (MD) is a subtype of Body Dysmorphic Disorder. Like other forms of Body Dysmorphic Disorder, the individual selectively focuses their attention on a specific flaw – one which is either minor, or imagined. Individuals with MD are typically preoccupied with thoughts surrounding their appearance, and in particular their muscularity. MD … Continued

Male body dysmorphia

By Georgina Lavan Source: Gym Buzz Body image issues in males are often a silent subject when women are so readily criticized in the media. However, reported cases in Australia continue to rise as the ideal vision of masculinity is continually chased by the male community. It has been reported that one in 10 men … Continued

Man-ing Up Mental Health

By Georgina Lavan Gus Worland   Triple M breakfast host Gus Worland is on a mission to save men’s lives. After experiencing firsthand the loss of his close friend Angus to suicide, the search for answers to mental health in men and the definition of masculinity in Australia is Worland’s call of duty in the … Continued