Boys Suffer Too


The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders estimates that 10 to 15 percent of people with anorexia or bulimia are male, but many experts say this is an undercount, and some say the true figure is more like 30 percent. It’s a hidden sub-population, a serious national health crisis.

Even worse, these boys and men are risking their lives. Eating disorders have the highest death rate of any psychological illness, up to 20 percent. (Huff Post)

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