March 25, 2008


Manorexia: A term that has been used to refer to anorexia nervosa in males. This is not an officially recognized medical term but has been frequently used in media reports. Anorexia nervosa affects up to 1% of women at some point in their lives and is much less common in men. Males represent about 10% of people suffering from anorexia nervosa. See also anorexia nervosa.

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