Eating Disorder Research For Males With An Eating Disorder

University Research – calling for subjects
What Stops Men From Seeking Help For An Eating Disorder?

What barriers prevent men from seeking help for eating disorders? Our study aims; to look at the experience of men when seeking help for an eating disorder, to explore the barriers preventing men from seeking help for an eating disorder and to look at what social factors influence men’s help seeking.
Who can take part?
You must be male, age 18+  and identify yourself as having an eating disorder.
What will my participation involve?
This study will be conducted via semi-structured email interviews. The researcher will email you a group of questions at a time and you will respond to that email with your answers to those questions. Email interviews are expected to be conducted with each participant for approximately one week. Once the researcher has emailed you a group of questions, we hope you will respond to that email within two days and the researcher is committed to responding to your email within one day.
This study has received ethical approval from Nottingham Trent University’s School of Social Sciences Research Ethics Committee.
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If you would like to sign up for this research or would like any further information, please email either:
Student Researcher: Sarah Lawlor,
Research Supervisor: Niamh McNamara,

Anorexia In Men. Ryan The Brave

Ryan has posted an inspirational video on YouTube about his recovery from anorexia and his quest to raise money to complete his studies so that he can go out into the world and help other men to escape from the deadly clutches of eating disorders.

You can look at Ryan’s video at

It will bring tears to your eyes. If anyone want to help Ryan to realise his dream, you know what to do.