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The Muscular Ideal Psychological, Social, and Medical Perspectives

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Published by American Psychological Association (APA) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Psychiatry,
  • General,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Physiological Psychology,
  • Psychology,
  • Body image,
  • Muscles,
  • Social aspects,
  • Somatotypes

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJ. Kevin Thompson (Editor), Guy Cafri (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages265
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8855687M
ISBN 101591477921
ISBN 109781591477921

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