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Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2014: you can be too obsessed with 'healthy ... - The Independent

Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2014: you can be too obsessed with 'healthy ... - The Independent | eating disorders | Scoop.it
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Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2014: you can be too obsessed with 'healthy ...
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This week is Eating Disorders Awareness Week in the UK.
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I think this is a great tradition because they really do care about the people with eating disorders and they want them to get better.

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6 Things You Should Know About Men And Eating Disorders

6 Things You Should Know About Men And Eating Disorders | eating disorders | Scoop.it
Eating disorders aren't just a "woman thing." People of all gender identifications, ages, races and sexualities suffer from eating disorders and struggle with body image issues, but the majority of eating disorder research is conducted on young,...
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I like this article is because it proves that anyone can go threw an eating disorder and its just not a certain person or gender.

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psu2a9's curator insight, December 7, 2013 4:22 PM

The rise to show men can get ED too seems to be very prevelant in the media at the moment 

Nicholas Kyriakoudes's curator insight, November 13, 2014 7:33 PM

This article is about eating disorders with men and the effect they can have on their mental status. It stats that eating disorder don't just happen to women but they also happen to men, and they don't just effect their physical presence but also their mental being. The article goes on to sate what people should know about when men have eating disorders. It often sated that men hide their problems. I believe that this article is somewhat helpful in providing information about eating disorders effect on men. It more so describes the mental effects of eating disorders on men. I believe this article is a nice addition to my journal collection. 

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Eating disorders: how do we improve the body image of our boys and girls? - The Guardian

Eating disorders: how do we improve the body image of our boys and girls? - The Guardian | eating disorders | Scoop.it
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Eating disorders: how do we improve the body image of our boys and girls?
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The news that the number of girls and boys in the UK with eating disorders is on the rise is a timely reminder that we have a body image problem.
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Parents can be a a huge impact when it comes to eating disorders. When a child is going threw something like that then they should encourage them and help them get better.

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Bryannarichardson's curator insight, February 27, 2014 9:11 AM

Lets take just stop and think about what we are going to do to ourselves with people talking about how we look and starting to change our images because of what people say. Read this article about boys and girls in UK trying to improve their images