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Over One Million American Men Suffer From 'Manorexia'

First Posted: 10/05/2008 5:12 am Updated: 05/25/2011 12:45 pm

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By some estimates, 1 million American men suffer from anorexia--or, if you prefer, manorexia. That's almost 15 percent of all cases. "I think the figure is probably higher," says Dr. Doug Bunnell, president of the National Eating Disorders Association, who claims men "have trouble acknowledging the disease." It's embarrassing to admit you're afflicted with a syndrome traditionally associated with teenage girls. But just like their Britney-worshipping kid sisters, manorectics suffer from body-dysmorphic disorder--an obsession with an imagined flaw in one's appearance.

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