Males and Eating Disorders
Men struggle with eating disorders too
It is not uncommon for boys and men to develop eating disorders. Research indicates approximately 5 -15 percent of eating disordered individuals coming to the attention of mental health professional are male. Most researchers agree that the symptoms of eating disorders are more alike than dissimilar in males and females and treatment methods are equally effective in both genders.
If you are a male experiencing an eating disorder, check these sites out for information and support resources:
If you have any other questions, call our Support Helpline at 613-241-3428
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