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pro-ana

adj
(Medicine) of or relating to the belief that anorexia is a viable lifestyle choice rather than a disorder
adj
(Medicine) an internet-based community advocating this view
[C21: from pro- + an(orexi)a]
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She doesn't believe removing pro-anorexia forums from the net will change the lives of those with eating disorders but insists reaching out is key.
Lawmakers adopted a related amendment earlier this week targeting those who run pro-anorexia websites, and another that would require publications to publish a note telling readers when they have altered a picture to make a model look thinner -- or less anorexic.
there are also easily accessible pro-anorexia, selfharm and suicide instruction websites.
He described pro-anorexia sites, featuring images of stick-like legs and protruding ribs, as "malignant".
A HEARTBROKEN Liverpool mum whose teenage daughter took her own life discovered she had been visiting pro-anorexia websites and self-harming before her death.
Sadly, in using a term favoured by sufferers of eating disorders and users of pro-anorexia websites (I could devote an entire column to those death-mongers), he landed her right in it so to speak.
There has also been a sharp spike in the number of youngsters who are exposed to hate messages, self-harm and pro-anorexia websites, according to the research.
She regularly chats to a therapist and is campaigning to shut down pro-anorexia websites.
There's a report on pro-anorexia websites and Doctor Christian delivers harsh truths before the pair swap menus.
She said that she didn't view them as pro-anorexia pictures at all, and didn't mean to harm anybody.
Aimed at students in high school and up, this addition to Palgrave's Insights in Psychology series features an accessible writing style with humor, and example boxes on topics of interest to students, such as the controversy over pro-anorexia websites.
In the years that followed, pro-anorexia groups took up Costin's list, circulating it as "inspiration.