Team 10 discusses men with eating disorders, which is a population that people tend to push aside in larger discussions of eating disorders, and even mental health.
Male identifying people are often excluded from eating disorder research even though developing one is not specific to gender. According to our peer-reviewed article “Eating Disorders in Males…” the authors write, “For decades, the DSM perpetuated the invisibility of males by including amenorrhea as a diagnostic criterion for AN (anorexia nervosa). Throughout the episode, we interview registered dietitian, Amy Sercel who offers amazing insight thanks to her experience and expertise.
Sangha, S., Oliffe, J. L., Kelly, M. T., & McCuaig, F. (2019). Eating Disorders in Males: How
Primary Care Providers Can Improve Recognition, Diagnosis, and Treatment. American Journal of Men’s Health. https://doi.org/10.1177/1557988319857424