Males and Eating Disorders

Males and Eating Disorders

  Social stigma is a huge obstacle for recovery in males with eating disorders The prevalence of eating disorders is such that boys and men are impacted as much as girls and women. The contributing factors for males are similar to those for women. Issues of poor body...
Challenging Misconceptions

Challenging Misconceptions

  1. Eating disorders are primarily about food. “Just eat.” This might be your intuitive response to someone who refuses food — or to someone who’s bingeing, “Just stop eating.” These are among the least helpful comments you can make to...