Men's health

Keeping pace with the growing problem of male eating disorders

Scott Griffiths, Stuart B Murray, Stephen Touyz

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Abstract

Men can and do develop eating disorders, and the prevalence of extreme dieting and purging has increased faster among men than women. As well as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge-eating disorder, men are affected by muscle dysmorphia and other muscularity-orientated eating issues.