The Thin Web Line. New technologies and promotion of unhealthy behaviors

Eating disorders and Pro-Ana(pro-anorexia) subculture. How to fight against them

  • José Luis Triviño
  • María Ángeles Ortega
Keywords: Pro-ana; Pro-mia; Thinspiration; Thin; Thinspo; Anaymia; Collarbones; Blackthinspo; Binging; Thinthighs; Bikinibridges

Abstract

On the one hand, this research tries to show the proliferation and promotion of content that encourages eating-risk behaviors in adolescents and the growth of a social current and subculture that supports and promotes these contents on the other hand, it proposes initiatives that may help to better understand this phenomenon and what to do

References

Pro-Anorexia Websites: Content, Impact, and Explanations of Popularity, Grace Overbeke (Wesleyan University) January 2008

Bardone-Cone, A. M., & Cass, K. M. (2007). What does viewing a pro-anorexia website do? An experimental examination of website exposure and moderating effects. International

Journal of Eating Disorders, 40(6), 537-548. Csipke, E. & Horene, O. (2007). Pro-eating disorder websites: Users’ opinions. European Eating Disorders Review, 15, 196-206.

Published
2019-03-03
How to Cite
Triviño, J. L., & Ortega, M. (2019). The Thin Web Line. New technologies and promotion of unhealthy behaviors. Mental Health: Global Challenges Journal, 1(1), 78-79. https://doi.org/10.32437/mhgcj.v1i1.31
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