I knew that I couldn’t be the only one in my peer group who’s had trouble with food.
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.
A new study from the University of Sydney examines the way that body dissatisfaction affects men.
Eating disorders are typically associated with cisgender women, but research shows that trans youth are four times more likely to suffer from them.
Marijuana is used as a medicine for everything from anxiety to cancer – and some experts believe it could treat eating disorders, too.
The skeletal girls in it bowed before a mysterious leader known as "the goddess of emaciation".
Have pro-ana blogs become the new hunting ground for sexual predators? My experiences posing as a 15-year-old girl with a fetish for intense weight loss certainly suggest so.
A lot of people with an eating disorder will find the idea that it's caused by Barbies or supermodels insulting and patronising. It's a mental illness, not a bad case of vanity.
I was a teenage boy who thought anorexia was a 'girl's problem'. How wrong I was.
Bulimia's fucked up. I just spent a week doing it to see what it's like, and I don't understand how those bitches survive.
Not all girls that have anorexia or bulimia look like a stick figure with the faintest ghosts of tits. Some of them just look a bit skinny and act kind of squirrelly.