The case histories of 5 males diagnosed as anorexia nervosa were presented. The summary as follows : (1) 2 pre-adolescent cases; Onset of self-starvation of each case is coincided with separation from each mother, with the psychological meaning of retaliation towards the mother of each patient and of compensatory gain in dependancy need. Rorschach test of either case presents the ambivalent attitude towards each mother, of love and hate. (2) An adolescent case; Onset of self-starvation is coincided with competitious hyperactivity in sport, with some compensatory gain in dependancy need and with keeping pride in pubertal competition, including a pursuit in the slim body image. Rorschach test presents pausity of masculinity. (3) A young case; Onset of self-starvation is coincided with separation from his mother, as seen in pre-adolescent case, with phobic avoidance of protenuria from which he suffered previously. Rorschach test indicates paucity of masculinity. (4) An adult case (married); Onset of self-starvation is coincided with his conflicts at work and home, with the psychological meaning of keeping him from undoing duties as a worker and as a husband. Rorschach test presents mother-identification instead of father-identification.