Men and eating disorders

Archetypes and Toxic Masculinity  

This Eating Disorders Awareness Week, we’re reflecting on the male experience of eating disorders. This raises the question – what influences masculinity? Here, we explore the influence of archetypes and toxic masculinity, with a Jungian twist.

Male Intersectionality and Eating Disorders 

Eating disorders don’t discriminate. We need to recognise the diversity within the demographic of people who struggle with an eating disorder so we can provide effective, safe and meaningful care.

Anger and displaced feelings

Anger is a natural and important emotion, though it is often socially stigmatised. In this blog, we explore how to honour anger throughout eating disorder recovery.

Treating men with eating disorders at Orri 

In Orri’s eating disorder service, we treat every person who comes through our door or checks into our online programme – male, female, any gender – with respect for their individual journey. All are welcome, however they may show up.

Men get eating disorders too.

Visit an eating disorders clinic today and you’re likely to find that one in ten patients is male. Outside of medical settings, however, that number is thought to be far higher.  Anecdotal evidence suggests that, of those living with an eating disorder in the UK,...

Men and eating disorders.

You are not alone.  Eating disorders are complex mental illnesses that begin in the mind and often severely impact the body.  They do not discriminate, meaning that anyone can develop an eating disorder at any point in...