'Manorexia:' Researchers Say Anorexia Becoming More Common in Men

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These days, females aren't the only ones suffering from anorexia.

The eating disorder is increasing at a faster rate among males than women — at least in England — the Daily Mail reported Wednesday.

Professor Hubert Lacey, a psychiatric consultant at St. George's Hospital in England saw more male than female anorexia referrals for the first time this summer.

But it's not just a problem in England.

A Harvard University study released last year found that 25 percent of those with anorexia or bulimia and 40 percent of binge eaters were males.

The Harvard researchers, whose study included 3,000 male and female participants, previously thought that just 10 percent of American males suffered from anorexia or bulimia.

The problem may stem from society's pressure for men to achieve the "perfect" body, or six-pack abdomen, and Hollywood is focusing more attention on the male anatomy, according to the report.

Click here to read the full story in the Daily Mail.