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CTVNews.ca Staff
Published Monday, January 26, 2015 9:00AM EST

Eating disorders are commonly associated with women, but research is shedding light on men's struggles with disorders including binge eating, bulimia and anorexia.

Recent studies suggest that 25 per cent of eating disorder cases occur in young boys and men, with rates of binge eating being about equal in both men and women. 

After binge eating, bulimia nervosa is the most common eating disorder among men, followed by anorexia nervosa.
Jay Walker and Deborah Berlin-Romalis speak to CTV's Canada AM about male eating disorders, Jan. 26, 2015.
 

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Stages of Change

You have probably heard of the stages of change, a model that identifies the different stages individuals cycle through as they attempt to modify a negative behaviour...The interesting thing about these stages is that they are not linear - a person may start at the second or third stage, or they may reach the final stage and find themselves starting back at one all over again. Eating disorders (ED) are a great example of this