Male eating disorders are on the rise in Westernized societies, and recently there have been disturbances in men in Singapore. With an increasing amount of media and body image concerns on the rise in Singapore, males are becoming more at-risk for a distorted body image and an eating disorder. A study looked at four male Singapore [...] Read More
Finding out your teenage son has binge eating disorder (BED) can be overwhelming. It is difficult to know where to start when you are processing that your child needs help. There are several steps you can take to support your son, as well as organizations that are available with resources and treatment. How You Can Start the [...] Read More
Finding out your teenage son has binge eating disorder (BED) can be overwhelming. It is difficult to know where to start when you are processing that your child needs help. There are several steps you can take to support your son, as well as organizations that are available with resources and treatment. How You Can [...] Read More
Symptoms of eating disorders present differently in males and females. Research has identified that the combination of several factors are associated with male eating disorders, including biological, psychological, and environmental components. Factors thought to contribute to the development of eating disorders in men consist of media idealization of highly chiseled, muscular men with extremely low [...] Read More
As research helps improve our understanding of eating disorders and the individuals who are affected by these illnesses, the narrative has started to shift, helping break many of the stereotypes that are commonly believed. We now know that eating disorders are not just illnesses that affect the young, adolescent, white female, but both males and [...] Read More
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