Men and Eating Disorders

It isn't only women that are affected.

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Myth…

Men are not at risk for eating disorders.

Fact…

One of the first two cases of anorexia reported was in a male. In a study of 10,000 residents of Ontario, the University of Toronto researchers found that 1 of every 6 people who qualified for a full or partial diagnosis of anorexia was male – substantially more than the 1 in 10 usually reported in studies of patients in eating-disorder programs - New York Times, 2005.


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