Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Rise in men suffering from eating disorders, say GPs

by Robin Knowles, BBC Newsbeat @

The number of men suffering from eating disorders is rising, says the Royal College of General Practitioners.
It says it wants doctors to be more aware of the problem because it is usually seen as a female issue.
"If doctors see a young man who is thin they are more likely to think that he is depressed," a spokesperson said.
The NHS says there's been a 66% increase in hospital admissions in England for male eating disorders over the last 10 years...finish article

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