SUM&RESP eating disorders not just for women

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Ashlee Chang Jennifer Gianunzio English 100 12/10/10 Summary/Response "Eating Disorders: Not Just for Women" Sandra G. Boodman Boodman suggests that women with eating disorders nowadays shouldn't be the only concern. Research studies have shown that of a sample population of 3,000 adults, 25% of them were male anorexics, and 40% of them were binge eaters. This is surprisingly high, and earlier studies have shown only 10% of people with eating disorders were men. Researchers have found that this concern has been suppressed because many manly men don't recognize this as a problem that could occur to them, or feel more embarrassed to admit their health problems. Boodman notes out that many anorexic well-known celebrities have come forth publicly and fought their health obstacles. However, there aren't many male celebrities who have come forth in the same manner. 22 year-old Matt Gaebel decided to confront with his problems, but felt very insecure on dealing with his binge eating. He went to a hospital, where the only other patient there was a
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