Bulimia Nervosa Center
Children Don’t Recognize Eating Disorders in Themselves
Ok With Pain, But Not With Gain
Men Can Have Eating Disorders Too
Less Social With Eating Disorders
It is estimated that between one and four percent of women in the United States (1.5 million to over 6 million women) will suffer from bulimia nervosa at some point in their lives. While mostly women are affected, men also bear a significant burden, with estimates showing between 100,000 and 1.5 million men suffer from the disease as well. The disorder primarily affects adolescent girls and young women, particularly those who are involved in activities or pursuits where a thin body type is idealized, such as modeling, dance, acting, and...