The 411 on Eating Disorders

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  • How Common Are They?
  • Black Girls and Eating Disorders
  • Can Men Have Eating Disorders?
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Binge Eating
  • Bulimia
  • Treating Eating Disorders
  • It’s National Eating Disorders Awareness Week
  • What Are Eating Disorders?
  • What Causes Them?

Can Men Have Eating Disorders?

Yes they can — contrary to popular belief, no one is exempt from eating disorders. A recent study found that 17.9 percent of boys and male teens were extremely concerned with their weight and body image. Also, these boys were more at risk for engaging in binge drinking and drug use. 

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