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One Man’s Story of Eating-Disorder Recovery

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One Man’s Story of Eating-Disorder Recovery


BrianCuban(theatlantic.com) Brian Cuban spoke recently about being a grown man with bulimia and anorexia nervosa; about the shock it elicits when he brings up his diagnoses, and the childhood relationships and family dynamics that fostered them.

Brian Cuban spoke recently about being a grown man with bulimia and anorexia nervosa; about the shock it elicits when he brings up his diagnoses, and the childhood relationships and family dynamics that fostered them.

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“Brian Cuban: Eating Disorders Also Affect Men” By(KDKA Pittsburgh Radio)

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“Brian Cuban: Eating Disorders Also Affect Men” By(KDKA Pittsburgh Radio)


BrianCubanPITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020) – When people hear the words anorexia and bulimia, they think of a disorder that affects women. However, many men also suffer from the eating disorders.

One of them is Pittsburgh native Brian Cuban, author of “Shattered,” a book that details his struggles with Body Dysmorphic Disorder.

He joined the KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to give some insight into his long struggle and how he got help.

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Eating Disorders: The Men’s Issue No One Talks About and Why That Has to Change

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Eating Disorders: The Men’s Issue No One Talks About and Why That Has to Change


brian_cuban.ashxMy 27-year journey struggling with anorexia and bulimia started when I was 18 years old and a freshman at Penn State University. At 45,  recovery finally began. I know now that I was lucky to survive, but sadly that’s not true for many. Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any psychological disorder — a fact that doesn’t surprise me after nearly taking my own life at age 44. I could no longer take looking in the mirror and seeing the image of a “fat, stupid child” born of fat shaming at home and weight teasing and bullying in school. So much has changed since then.

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Keynote For 3rd Annual Media And Mental Health Awards

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Keynote For 3rd Annual Media And Mental Health Awards


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