California Eating Disorder Treatment Center Says Men Suffer Too


Although women and girls are more frequently affected by eating disorders, it is important to remember that men and boys suffer from the illness in all its forms as well. And in either gender, eating disorders are severe, life threatening conditions that generally require counseling and treatment to resolve. Consequently, family and friends should be on the lookout for signs of an eating disorder in the men and boys in their life.

Suffering in Silence

It’s difficult to know how prevalent these disorders are in men for two primary reasons. First, many of the assessments used to diagnose these conditions have a gender bias, having been defined for females, and tend to underscore males.
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