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The ideal body type: Are 21st-century men under too much pressure?

Megan Mitchell and SHOUT OUT UK on the rise of male suicide, but why body hang-ups are not a new problem facing men

Male body image. Not something we talk about often. Not something we consider an extremely important topic to bring to people’s attention. It is an important topic though, and here’s why: there are increasing cases of men suffering from eating disorders.
There is an increasing number of men suffering from mental health issues, with male suicide at the highest it has ever been. Many of these cases arise from the pressure men are under to conform to the ideal body type. What’s even worse, men are not being treated correctly, if at all, for these conditions.





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