Men With Eating Disorders Wait to Get Help, Study Finds

Men with eating disorders wait to get help, study finds
And for some, that seemed to be the case — several were misdiagnosed and others were made to wait a long time for specialist referral. One of the study's participants said he thought eating disorders only affected "fragile teenage girls." (Via WRC-TV).
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Eating disorders in young men 'are being overlooked'
Researchers from the University of Oxford and University of Glasgow interviewed 39 young people aged 16 to 25, including 10 men, about their experiences of diagnosis, treatment and support for eating disorders. Continue reading the main story …
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Northumberland sees stark rise in hospital admissions for eating disorders
Dr George Rae, chairman of the North East British Medical Association, said: “We have to take eating disorders very, very seriously because there are usually significant problems underlying it and patients need support and specialist help. “A possible …
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