Eating Disorders

VICE Guide to Life

When You're Worried a Friend Has an Eating Disorder, it's Time to Make Some Tough Calls

Here's how to decide if you should say something.
Michelle Malia
9.13.18
Health

People Share How They Overcame Their Eating Disorder

"I realised that my body was not—​and never will be—​a problem to be solved."
Rebecca Kamm
6.14.18
mental health

You May Not Ever Fully Recover From an Eating Disorder

I don't meet the clinical definition anymore, but my relationship with food is still fraught.
Michelle Malia
12.26.17
LGBTQ

Too Many Gay Men Still Hate Their Bodies

Why body dysmorphia and unhealthy body image issues continue to run rampant in the gay community.
Jack Hobbs
12.9.17
LGBTQ

Does Gay Porn Make You Hate Your Body?

In a new study, researchers establish a pretty direct link between gay porn consumption and body dysmorphia.
Steven Blum
10.17.17
Health

We Asked Men About Their Eating Disorders

I knew that I couldn’t be the only one in my peer group who’s had trouble with food.
Graham Isador
3.7.17
so sad today

Eating Gives Me Anxiety and Not Eating Gives Me Anxiety

Lately, I feel that the way I've lived for years—in hyperconscious, hypervigilant awareness of everything I put in my mouth—no longer serves to quell my depression and anxiety. It actually exacerbates it.
So Sad Today
7.8.16
Stuff

How My Diabetes Gave Me An Eating Disorder

For Type 1 diabetics, restricting insulin is like a magic bullet for weight loss. But the consequences can be devastating and deadly.
Helena Busiakiewicz
5.26.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Australia's Only Support Service for Eating Disorders Could Be Shutting Down

The Butterfly Foundation is worried it may lose its funding under the Turnbull Government's plan to "streamline" mental health services.
Katherine Gillespie
5.17.16
Stuff

The Teens Using Instagram Hashtags to Glorify Suicide

Ana, Annie, Bella, Deb, Mia, Perry, Sue, and Sophie aren't real girls. They're abbreviations for mental health issues and eating disorders used by teenagers looking to band together through personal stories on Instagram.
Nadja Brenneisen
1.18.16
Stuff

The Mental Health Warriors of Instagram

The community serves as a place to help and support each other through whatever problems its members are dealing with, from dissociative identity disorder to eating disorders.
Georgia Bronte
12.18.15
The Crown and Sceptre Issue

I Hired a Millennial Life Coach

I wanted to know why so many people in their 20s are entering the multibillion-dollar, nebulously defined life-coaching industry.
Amanda Shapiro
11.20.15