“Eating disorders are only a problem for white people.” Do we think that some cultural backgrounds protect against eating disorders? Maybe we think having a more close knit family, or having particular moral and ethical views means your’re less likely to have an eating disorder.
“Eating disorders are a female problem.” This is a commonly held misconception based on the assumption that eating disorders are about vanity. Girls are subjected to pressure to look a certain way so surely only girls will suffer eating disorders?
Welcome to my mini series of myth busting blogs, this one is all about personality disorders. Find links to the others at the bottom, please read and share, we need to break down these inaccurate […]