Pro-Anorexia Websites Through an Adolescent Development Lens: Commentary on Paper by Tom Wooldridge

Mary T. Brady
  • Journal of Infant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, July 2014, Taylor & Francis
  • DOI: 10.1080/15289168.2014.937979

Pro-Anorexia Websites Through an Adolescent Development Lens:

What is it about?

This paper discusses the contemporary and controversial topic of pro-anorexia online activity. I apply an adolescent developmental lens to a consideration of the use of these sites, including the issues of identity, defiance and contagion.

Why is it important?

This paper grapples with the appeal of 'pro-anorexia' sites to some adolescents

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15289168.2014.937979

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