Eating Disorders among Iranian Male Adolescents


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Eating Disorders among Iranian Male Adolescents: Eating disorders are important health issues of body image disturbances. These disorders are not limited to Western countries or females. The current study aimed to investigate the prevalence of eating disorders among Iranian male adolescents and the associated factors. This cross-sectional survey was conducted on 433 male high school students. The study assessed the effects of demographic characteristics, social pressures from family and friends, self-esteem, body satisfaction and media on eating disorders. Results are presented in terms of odds ratio (OR) and confidence interval (CI). P-values less than 0.05 were considered as statistically significant.

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Please find below a very useful study from the Iranian Journal of Psychiatry, Eating Disorders among Iranian Male Adolescents. This is very useful piece of work and addresses issues male adolescents face in Iran. Indeed, this is a ground-breaking study from Iran and sheds much needed light on Eating Disorders in Muslim World.


Eating Disorders among Iranian Male Adolescents

By: Behshid Garrusi 1 , * Mohammad Reza Baneshi 2 and Mstafa Pakgohar 3

 Authors Information

1 Neuroscience Research Center, Institute of Neuropharmacology, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran
2 Modeling in Health Research Center, Institute for Futures Studies in Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran
3 Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran
Copyright: Copyright © 2016, Iranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License ( which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
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