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Male body image in real and virtual environments

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posted on 2012-06-01, 00:00 authored by Jon-Paul Cacioli
My research investigated the relevance of men’s online avatars to their body image concerns in real life. The results revealed that the size and muscle of avatars are of clinical significance for certain men, particularly those who value and identify with the aesthetic properties of their avatars.

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eng

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D.Psych

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Faculty of Health

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School of Psychology

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