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By Justin Mazza All my life my I have been involved in some sort of organized physical activity and developed a competitive nature; from baseball and basketball to soccer and martial arts- I have constantly been involved in a structured …

The post The Futility of Comparisons appeared first on N.A.M.E.D..

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By Anne Bouchard Our family has a son with an eating disorder. He’s had it since the age of three, and his condition has not really changed. We found out by accident that he had a food allergy to peanuts …

The post It’s Time to Talk About ARFID appeared first on N.A.M.E.D..

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by Anne Hall The increasing prevalence of eating disorders amongst men is something that more and more people are becoming aware of: In the United States alone, 10 million men will suffer from a clinically significant eating disorder at some …

The post Male Eating Disorders in the LGBT Community appeared first on N.A.M.E.D..

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by Brian Pollack Key Points from the Article: – Males aged 40-75 years of age participated. – 6.8% of males reported having eating disorder symptoms – Only 9% of those men were identified on the EDE-Q – Male ED questionnaires …

The post A Comment on “Eating disorder symptoms in middle-aged and older men” (Mangweth-Matzek, Kummer, & Pope2016) appeared first on N.A.M.E.D..

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by Jerel P. Calzo, PhD, MPH You might have looked at the title of this blog post and asked yourself why there would be a post about dietary supplements (e.g., protein powders, creatine) and performance enhancing drugs (e.g., anabolic steroids) on …

The post Are use of dietary supplements and performance enhancing drugs also disordered eating behaviors? appeared first on N.A.M.E.D..

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By Stuart B. Murray, DClinPsych, Ph.D. Why do I focus my work on eating disorders in males? Shouldn’t I focus my work on something more worthwhile? Something more prevalent? Something less obscure? If you’re planning to study eating disorders in …

The post What Inspires me Towards Working with Males with Eating Disorders? appeared first on N.A.M.E.D..

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By Daniel O’Kelly Dear 15-year old Daniel, There you were, passed out and gasping for breath, 100 meters from the finish line. You felt fine at the beginning of the cross country race – calm, cool, collected. Victory was in …

The post If Only You Had Known appeared first on N.A.M.E.D..

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By JP Slater I am a professional marathoner, and for the past 10 years I have also battled with an eating disorder. My eating disorder started when I began to see great success in my long distance running abilities and …

The post The Battle between My Eating Disorder and Athletics appeared first on N.A.M.E.D..

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Can Men Have Eating Disorders? Eating disorders continue to be shrouded in stigma; though we’ve made progress in breaking down barriers and obliterating taboos, the fact remains that many people feel uncomfortable talking about this topic. Because of this, much …

The post Can Men Have Eating Disorders? appeared first on N.A.M.E.D..

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Our newest post from Sydney Avitia-Jacques. So far, this blog has been critical of media, giving examples of movies, magazines, and advertisements that portray masculinity and health in shallow, narrow-minded ways. The unfortunate truth is that this unhealthy ideology accounts for …

The post Affirmative Advertising: The Campaign for Perfect Men appeared first on N.A.M.E.D..

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