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Does muscle dysmorphia affect children differently than adults?

Muscle dysmorphia can develop in anyone of any age. But the onset of body dysmorphia, with which muscle dysmorphia is often associated, typically occurs during adolescence. Some research suggests that children of increasingly young age are showing signs of muscle dysmorphia, so there is reason to believe that this condition will become a growing concern for children and their parents.

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