This Eating Disorder Is the Opposite of Anorexia

One in four men struggles with an eating disorder.
Nov 17, 2014·
Samantha Cowan is an associate editor for culture.

Unrealistic images in the media don't just hurt women. More and more men grapple with eating disorders, often focusing on gaining muscle over losing weight. Unlike anorexia, those with muscle dysmorphia fear weight loss and feel anxious when hungry.

Clinical psychologist Dr. Stuart Murray joins the show to discuss warning signs of this disorder, including label reading, body checking, and attachment to a strict workout regimen.

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