pro-ana

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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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New York, July 9 ( ANI ): Kate Upton, who has the body most women envy and guys drool after, has still been branded as "thick and vulgar "by a pro-anorexia website.
Which television presenter was horrified to discover a photo of her was being used on a pro-anorexia website, as she presented a documentary on the slimming disease?
London, July 8 ( ANI ): Kate Upton, who has the body most women would be envious of, has still been branded as "lardy" and "well-marbled" by a pro-anorexia website.
Kate, 29, was this week portrayed on a sick pro-anorexia website encouraging young girls to starve themselves.
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.
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...
Bullied at school when he was 23st, Paul, from Aberdeen, had turned to pro-anorexia websites in an attempt to slim down and fit in, and for months the 17-year-old had survived on sugary tea and laxatives.