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Muscle dysmorphia in weightlifters
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  1. B Chung
  1. Sport Medicine Centre, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive, NW Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 1N4; bchung@ucalgary.ca

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    I would like to raise a concern with regard to the article “Muscle dysmorphia: a new syndrome in weightlifters” by Choi et al.1 Although chronic obsessive behaviour related to fitness and weightlifting is genuinely a concern for both sexes, Choi et al fail, in my opinion, to present a valid argument for the construction of “muscle dysmorphia” as being a separate and distinct subcategory of body dysmorphic disorder. Inclusion …

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