Eating disorders have significantly different rates of incidence in males and females. Although there is ample scientific evidence supporting gender-specific diagnostic criteria, common stereotypes prevent accurate diagnosis of eating disorders in males. This article focuses on areas of practical consequence to physicians and other health professionals, emphasizing topics for which evidence-based studies can direct treatment guidelines for both female and male patients.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||The journal of gender-specific medicine : JGSM : the official journal of the Partnership for Women's Health at Columbia|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1999|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine