Understanding the psychology of eating disorders [infographic
In acknowledgement of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, we’ve put together a detailed infographic with facts and statistics based on information from Oxford Clinical Psychology. #psychology #eatingdisorders #infographic
Statistics and facts about men with eating disorders - only 10% of those being treated are men! 25% of actual sufferers are men. This also falls into line with my masculinity board, men can't be weak, sick or have emotions and they certainly could never get a woman's disease!
HAPPY NATIONAL EATING DISORDER AWARENESS WEEK, EVERYONE! :) - Approximately 1 in 200 people have either anorexia or bulimia. 10% of these cases are males. - Eating disorders are DISEASES not DIETS. - Anorexia will kill as many as 1 in 5 of its victims. - Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness.
We're continuing to highlight the great work by students at Carlsbad High School in their efforts to combat bullying. Here's another poster from their "Words Hurt" campaign. And be sure to read more about the student movement on our blog: http://www.niot.org/blog/part-solution-carlsbad-high%E2%80%99s-words-hurt-campaign