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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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The pro-anorexia online community phenomena that began in the late 90s (Dias, 2003; Fox et al.
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.
Friends of virtual Ana--the phenomenon of pro-anorexia in the Internet].