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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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This weekend came revelations that its website sells pro-anorexia books.
A WOMAN'S crusade against 'pro-anorexia' weighing scales has prompted supermarket bosses to remove the product from shelves.
The pro-anorexia online community phenomena that began in the late 90s (Dias, 2003; Fox et al., 2005; Boero & Pascoe, 2012) has arisen under this neoliberal agenda, and explicitly voices the mantra that 'anorexia is a lifestyle--not a disease', thus demonstrating agency 'through the right to make choices which reflect [people's] desires' (Budgeon, 2015, p.
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 pro-anorexia site (http://www.skinnygossip.com/kate-upton-is-well-marbled/) Skinny Gossip once condemned Kate's figure and even called her "little piggie," but the model stood up, remained strong, and didn't let her faultfinders took the best of her.
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.
Nottin has s moboc She no longer self-harms, weighs herself or purges and says what she a used to do was "insane." 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...