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!
Not everyone who cuts is suicidal Not everyone who is suicidal cuts Not everyone who is really thin has an eating disorder. Not everyone with an eating disorder is really thin It frustrates me how people promote self harm and eating disorders, and act like the two problems somehow mix together, so that it makes people look more unbalanced-Having an eating disorder does not mean you also cut yourself, and just because you may cut yourself, does not mean you also suffer from an eating disorder
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.